Sowbug

6804.        Probably brought in house on my dogs from bushes or trees. Saskatoon, Sask. Canada

Number 6804. This is a sowbug, a terrestrial crustacean in the order Isopoda; the vast majority of these are harmless scavengers on decomposing organic matter. They breathe through gills that must be kept moist, so keeping your environs as dry as possible will discourage them from staying. It likely strayed indoors accidentally on its own.

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