The Woodlouse is not an insect but a crustacean that has 14 divisions to its body, which provides woodlouse the elasticity to be able to coil into a ball to guard itself from hazard. This means that only the firm outer case of the woodlouse is showed. Woodlouse is established in dark, damp spaces in forests all over the world. The woodlouse nourishes on rotting leaf and plant substance on the forest base, meaning that woodlouse plays a very important role in the natural carbon dioxide set.
Woodlouse is usually about 1 cm long but lots of species in the tropics are triple that dimension, several are even greater. Woodlouse has a normal lifespan of approximately 2 years but some are recognized to get up to 4 years old. The woodlouse is the only species of crustacean to populate inland and not watery habitats. There is reflection to be more than 3,000 diverse species of woodlouse around the world.