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Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille, 1804)
ARMADILLO PILULARIS SAY
Armadillidium subdentatum Haswell, 1882; Armadillo vulgaris Latreille, 1804; Armadillidium cinereum Zenker; Armadillidium pilulare Stuxberg; Armadillidium affine; Armadillidium armeniense; Armadillidium brevicaudatum; Armadillidium commutattum; Armadillidium decipiens; Armadillidium marmoreum; Armadillidium nitidulum; Armadillidium oliveti; Armadillidium schellenbergi; Armadillidium sorattinum; Armadillidium subdentatum; Armadillidium triviale; Armadillidium variegatum; Armadillo ater; Armadillo convexus; Armadillo marmoreus; Armadillo pustulatus; Armadillo trivialis; Armadillo variegatus; Armadillo vulgare

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Armadillidium vulgare
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Armadillidium vulgare

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Armadillidium vulgare
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Armadillidium vulgare
Armadillidium vulgare
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Armadillidium vulgare

Armadillidium vulgare
© Copyright Malcolm Storey 2011-2118 · 3
Armadillidium vulgare
Armadillidium vulgare, abdomen
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Armadillidium vulgare, abdomen

Armadillidium vulgare, abdomen, uropoda, ventral
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Armadillidium vulgare, abdomen, uropoda, ventral
Armadillidium vulgare, anterior, lip
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Armadillidium vulgare, anterior, lip

Armadillidium vulgare, dorsal
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Armadillidium vulgare, dorsal
Armadillidium vulgare, first, antenna
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Armadillidium vulgare, first, antenna

Armadillidium vulgare, first, leg
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Armadillidium vulgare, first, leg
Armadillidium vulgare, first, maxilla
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Armadillidium vulgare, first, maxilla

Armadillidium vulgare, head, dorsal
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Armadillidium vulgare, head, dorsal
Armadillidium vulgare, head, ventral
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Armadillidium vulgare, head, ventral

Armadillidium vulgare, left, mandible
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Armadillidium vulgare, left, mandible
Armadillidium vulgare, male, first, pleopod
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Armadillidium vulgare, male, first, pleopod
Identification
Reprinted from Richardson, H. 1905. Isopods of North America. Bulletin No. 54 of the United States National Museum.
Localities. ó Andersonís Ferry, Cincinnati, Ohio; Norwood, Ohio; Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Coney Island, Ohio; Mount Auburn, Cincinnati, Ohio; Redbank, Hamilton County, Ohio; Lexington, Kentucky; Aiken, South Carolina; Harrington Sound, Bermudas; Hamilton, Bermudas; Washington, District of Columbia; Syracuse, New York; Bay Shore, Long island; Salem, Massachusetts; Charlestown, South Carolina; Providence, Rhode Island; Canton, Mississippi; New Orleans, Louisiana; Lexington. Kentucky; Woodside, Maryland; Fayal, Azores; Orleans villa, Algeria; world-wide in distribution.

Found on floating seaweed; in moist meadows; under stones; in cellars; under hoards in damp soil; in hothouses; under rocks.

In New Orleans, Louisiana, this species is reported to be a menace to cucumbers and other vegetables grown in hothouses.

It is also said to be injurious to various plants in Fort Worth, Texas; found on date palms, imported front Algeria, at the Department of Agriculture, Washington, District of Columbia. Also found injuring young cotton near Dallas, Texas. At Berkley, Virginia, it is reported to be one of the most destructive pests with which the mushroom grower has to deal.

Body oblong-ovate, rather convex, and able to be rolled up into a ball; twice as long as wide; 8 mm. : 16 mm.

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