Common Pill Woodlouse Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille, 1804)
A common Pill Woodlouse usually found under logs or stones and one which regular recording has showed to be widespread in the county. It can often be found in numbers, usually in company with Oniscus asellus and Porcellio scaber. Armadillidium vulgare rolls into a complete, enclosed ball in defence.
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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. NBGRC. Barry Lygo. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2024

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