Common Rough Woodlouse Porcellio scaber (Latreille, 1804)
An extremely common Woodlouse, found under logs etc virtually everywhere. The vast majority of individuals are coloured dark grey, but some strikingly marked and coloured examples are occasionally found.
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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).

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 October 2017

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