Virtual Zoo: Roly-Poly, Woodlouse, Isopod

 In Bugs, Virtual Zoo

Armadillidiidae is a family of woodlice, a terrestrial crustacean group in the order Isopoda. Unlike members of other woodlouse families, members of this family can roll into a ball, an ability they share with the outwardly similar but unrelated pill millipedes and other animals.

Lean more about these isopods on Wikipedia

Haven Metrology has used their Nikon X-Ray & CT Scanner to acquire high resolution, water tight internal and external scan data of this organic specimen.

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