Common Pill Woodlouse Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille, 1804)
A common Woodlouse which could easily be mistaken for the Pill Millipede (Glomeris marginata). It is usually found under logs or stones, but does not seem to be widespread. However, it can be found in small numbers at Warsop Main Pit Top and was more recently recorded on a wall at Carr Bank Park in Mansfield. Armadillidium vulgare rolls into a complete, enclosed ball in defence.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Armadillidium vulgare
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Keith and Belinda Lugg. Derek Whiteley. Paul Richards.

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Updated October 2017

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