Details for Record 571687

Species: European Sowbug (Oniscus asellus) (Species ID: 19356) - View Species | Quad Details   

Date: 12/4/2017

Quad: Perryman (39076_D2)

County: Harford

Records: 10 total records, 5 for Harford Co., 1 for Perryman Quad

Observer: Dave Webb

Specimen: No

Publication: No

Processed by: Nancy Magnusson


A European Sowbug in Harford Co., Maryland (12/4/2017). This represents a new family for MBP. Photo by Dave Webb.

A European Sowbug in Harford Co., Maryland (12/4/2017). Dave notes: Isopods have pseudotracheae (false lungs) that assist with respiration via gas exchange. They are located on the underside near the posterior end. In this photo, they are seen as five pairs of pearly gray, translucent appendages. Photo by Dave Webb.