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Cylisticus convexus - Front half ready to shed Old cuticle of front half of the animal is already loosened and ready to go to complete the moulting that has started a few days (weeks?) ago with the rear half. Cylisticidae,Cylisticus,Cylisticus convexus,Geotagged,Germany,Isopoda,Oniscidea,Woodlouse,moulting Click/tap to enlarge

Cylisticus convexus - Front half ready to shed

Old cuticle of front half of the animal is already loosened and ready to go to complete the moulting that has started a few days (weeks?) ago with the rear half.

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''Cylisticus convexus'', the curly woodlouse, is a species of woodlouse in the family Cylisticidae. It is found in Europe & Northern Asia and North America.

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

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Uploaded Jun 18, 2019. Captured in Hörster Str. 200, 48599 Gronau (Westfalen), Germany.