Sowbug (Wood Louse)

The “sowbug” or Woodlouse is a terrestrial crustacean, closely related to shrimps, prawns and lobsters. They shed their shell and produce compost and aeration to soil, and live in moist areas.

Sowbug in situ

Here is a picture of the tip of one of the legs

Sowbug leg

Finally, a picture of the tip of the leg with cross polarizers.

Sowbug leg under cross polarizers.

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