Common Pill Bug Armadillidium vulgare Latreille, 1804Non-native    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Malacostraca   >   Order Isopoda   >   Family Armadillidiidae   >   Genus Armadillidium   

Status:

Introduced worldwide from Europe (BugGuide).

Description:

This species can roll into a nearly perfect sphere. Note yellowish patches on dark gray. BugGuide notes trapezoidal shape of the telson and that head has no significant middle lobe.

Where to find:

Found under rocks and logs.

There are 36 records in the project database.

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A Common Pill Bug in Harford Co., Maryland (12/8/2018). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Harford Co., Maryland (8/10/2020). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Common Pill Bug in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/19/2021). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/18/2015). Determined by Even Dankowicz/BugGuide. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/15/2017). Determined by Even Dankowicz/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Harford Co., Maryland (1/19/2020). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Harford Co., Maryland (6/10/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/20/2017). Determined by Even Dankowicz/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Common Pill Bug in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/20/2017). Determined by Even Dankowicz/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/24/2019). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/11/2018). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Calvert Co., Maryland (2/23/2021). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/22/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/20/2018). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/22/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Harford Co., Maryland (7/7/2021). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Common Pill Bug in Howard Co., Maryland (6/24/2019). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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