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Porcellionides pruinosus and Porcellio scaber Older shot with two species together under one roof tile: Porcellionides pruinosus (bottom) with an older and a younger Porcellio scaber. Woodlice keep on growing all their life, so sizes are hard to compare, but this is fairly representative of size differences between the two, although both the Porcellionides and the larger Porcellio scaber in this image would still have some growth left in them.  Geotagged,Isopoda,Netherlands,Oniscidea,Porcellio,Porcellio scaber,Porcellionidae,Porcellionides,Porcellionides pruinosus,Woodlouse Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Porcellionides pruinosus and Porcellio scaber

Older shot with two species together under one roof tile: Porcellionides pruinosus (bottom) with an older and a younger Porcellio scaber. Woodlice keep on growing all their life, so sizes are hard to compare, but this is fairly representative of size differences between the two, although both the Porcellionides and the larger Porcellio scaber in this image would still have some growth left in them.

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''Porcellionides pruinosus'' is a cosmopolitan woodlouse that is native to Europe, and is suspected to consist of very closely related species. Ten subspecies are recognised. The species carries ''Wolbachia'' endosymbionts, which is an alpha-proteobacterium that is known to modify the reproduction of their crustacean hosts by inducing cytoplasmic incompatibility or feminisation.

Similar species: Brood Pouch Crustaceans
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jun 14, 2019. Captured in Persingensestraat 7, 6575 JA Persingen, Netherlands.