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Isopods (Isopoda)
Isopods (Isopoda) belong to the class of Malacostraca. Their original habitat is the sea. There are approximately 10, 000 species globally, which are divided into approximately 120 families, some examples of which are the Common rough woodlouse (Porcellio scaber), the waterlouse (Asellus aquaticus), pill woodlice (Armadillidium vulgare) and the Giant isopod (Bathynomus - tribe).
Isopods in the compost
Isopods in the compost (Pictures of isopods)
Isopods can reach lengths of 3 to 12 mm. The body is flattened. They have a constant number of body limbs and 7 legs. At the rear legs are gills. Isopods also live in fresh water. Although woodlice no longer live in water they still have gills. Under the body of the female isopod, there is a breast pocket, where the young (up to 100 per year) develop into adults in the pouch.
Isopods (Isopoda) prefer moist habitats, but are also found in dry areas. Isopods feed on live or dead plant material.


Further chapters of "Isopods"
- Pill woodlice
- common woodlouse
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