Over the summer holidays I have been taking a close-up look at minibeasts. I have been exploring many different sites including the local wild grounds and my very own garden.
One of the most common bugs I have come across over the last 3 months is the woodlouse. They are crustaceans and are from a group called Isopoda. They are normally grey in colour although the one in the picture above appears more brown. They have about 7 pairs of legs and are oval shape. They like to live in damp conditions normally on ground surfaces under fallen leaves and decaying logs.