Found under a piece of wood in the garden (Oniscus asellus, Oniscidae, Isopoda). Studio stack of a living specimen placed on substrate in a shallow glass jar (kept cold). Image based on 42 exposures, assembled in Zerene Stacker, not cropped. Canon 5Dmkii, MP-E 65mm at 2.1x, ISO-100, f/5, 1/160sec, tracing paper diffused flash.
Philoscia muscorum, the common striped woodlouse or fast woodlouse, is a common European woodlouse. It is widespread in Europe, the British Isles and is found from southern Scandinavia to the Ukraine and Greece. It has also spread to Washington and many states in New England, also the mid-Atlantic states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as Nova Scotia. (Source: Wikipedia, '', http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philoscia_muscorum, CC BY-SA 3.0 . Photo: (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC