Rosy Woodlouse Androniscus dentiger (Verhoeff, 1908)
A small (4-5mm) Woodlouse which is found under logs and stones. This beautifully coloured species is found under logs and stones, usually in synanthropic situations such as urban gardens, post-industrial brownfield sites and several former Collieries. Recent surveying has showed this beautiful pink coloured species to be widespread, but thinly scattered across much of western Nottinghamshire.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Androniscus dentiger
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Keith and Belinda Lugg. Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Derek Whiteley. Paul Richards. Meg Skinner. NBGRC. Barry Lygo. David Shaw. Steve Gregory.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2024

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