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Midwest Isopods

Porcellio lamellatus

Porcellio lamellatus

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Porcellio lamellatus

Porcellio lamellatus is a small, timid isopod species that often freezes in place when disturbed, sometimes even "playing dead" by folding their legs. Despite their shy behavior, they are visually appealing and benefit from a protein snack twice a week.

Skill level: EASY

Reproduction rate: FAST

Humidity: Low-Medium

Food: Main source of food should be decaying leaf litter and wood. Porcellio lamellatus are also very fond of a consistent source of protein.

Size: Small

Cleanup crew?: Yes

  • These isopods are captive bred.
  • Per USDA APHIS - do NOT release isopods into the wild.
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