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Kids examine woodlice
Kids examine woodlice
Walking with woodlice 2001

Why woodlice?

 

You may think that once you've seen one woodlouse, you've seen them all. But a closer inspection reveals a very different picture.

 

You've helped us answer these questions...

 

  • Where do woodlice live?
  • Which woodlice live where?
  • How common are different woodlice?

 

Woodlice are found virtually everywhere in the UK.

 

There were 37 species of woodlice in the UK
(last time anyone counted).

 

Most woodlice are easy to identify.

 

Scientists still don't know everything about woodlice- this is where you have helped.

 

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Find which woodlice have hidden secrets...

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