Woodlice are crustaceans that live in damp, dark places. They can be found wherever there is wood to eat and moist soil or leaf litter rich in organic matter. There are more than two thousand species of woodlice worldwide. Some feed on fungi, others graze on algae or lichens, but most prefer dead plant material such as rotting leaves, bark, or mosses. Woodlice range in size from 0.4-1 inch (10-25 millimeters) long and have a flattened body with seven pairs of legs for walking around on the surface they inhabit.
Woodlice in the house is a common problem. It’s challenging to identify woodlice, and they can reproduce quickly. What do Woodlice Look Like? Woodlice are small; brownish-grey creatures typically measure about 1/2 inch in length. They have a segmented body and two antennae. Woodlice can be found in moist environments, such as under rocks, logs, […]Read More