Armadillidium

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Noun1.Armadillidium - type genus of the ArmadillidiidaeArmadillidium - type genus of the Armadillidiidae  
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
pill bug - small terrestrial isopod with a convex segmented body that can roll up into a ball
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One of the best-studied isopods is Armadillidium vulgare, where infection with Wolbachia leads to cytoplasmic sex determination in which all individuals contain two ZZ chromosomes (which would make them males genetically), although they are functional females
Only Armadillidium vulgare was reported before 1948.
At the Bar Harbor meeting, Thierry Rigaud of the University of Poitiers in France, reported finding the bacteria in the wood louse Armadillidium vulgare.