woodlouse

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A woodlouse seen from above.
A woodlouse from below
A woodlouse curled into a ball

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woodlouse (plural woodlice)

  1. A terrestrial isopod crustacean (suborder Oniscoidea) with a rigid, segmented exoskeleton, often capable of being rolled into a ball, found in damp, dark places, and feeding only on dead plant matter, usually lives under stones or bark.

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