Swift Woodlouse, Dairy Cow Isopod, Smooth Slater
Porcellio laevis “Panda” is a color morph of Swift Woodlouse. It can grow up to two centimeters long and lives about two years.
Porcellio scaber “Orange”
Suborder or family
Porcellionidae in the Oniscidea suborder
The original distribution area of Porcellio laevis is probably in North Africa. Thanks to human help, the Swift Woodlouse was able to spread almost worldwide.
Forests, walls, cellars, stairs, compost heaps
Up to 20 millimetres
Up to 2 years
Dying plant parts such as leaves, rotten or white rotten wood, but also fresh fruits and vegetables or carrion.