Common Rough Woodlouse Porcellio scaber (Latreille, 1804)
An extremely common Woodlouse, often showing some striking variations in colour. Another very widespread species, abundantly common in all habitat types throughout Nottinghamshire. It is regularly found under logs and stones etc, often in large numbers and is one of the two large Woodlice commonly found in any garden.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Porcellio scaber
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Keith and Belinda Lugg. Meg Skinner. Wil Heeney. Darren Matthews. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Annette Binding. Derek Whiteley. Paul Richards. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). NBGRC.

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Updated January 2019

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