Well, I’m calling it the woodhopper

Not a woodlouse, but Arcitalitrus dorrieni, Britain’s only terrestrial amphipod. A native of Eastern Australia, it was first found in the UK, in the Isles of Scilly in 1924, and has been spreading across the West Country ever since. I found it in Battersea Park some years ago, but these were found in Nunhead Cemetery earlier this afternoon.

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