Armadillidium vulgare

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Reported from the southern parts of Australia.

Remarks: This slater grows to approximately 18 millimetres long.

It is native to Europe but has been introduced to much of the world through the movement of plant material. Slaters mainly feed on decaying plant matter and need a humid environment to survive.

We have photographed this species in November.

References: Wikipedia

Atlas of Living Australia

BOLD Systems

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