The caterpillar, which feeds on the elm, is wood-louse shaped; pea-green, barred with yellow; head black.
Nobody that would not stoop to save a wood-louse in his path can claim to love.
“It is astonishing what a predilection for peaches the wood-louse has,” said the doctor, resuming his seat.
"A man who lives like a wood-louse would be sure to look like that," he added.
Onisciform: shaped like a wood-louse, Oniscus sp.; applied to certain Lycaenid and other caterpillars.
Why not an earwig, or a black-beetle, or a wood-louse, or a centipede?
Finally they came across the wood-louse, whom they found mentioned in the letter as "maid-servant."
There was once a wood-louse, who, being dissatisfied with his position, called himself a Pterygobranchiate.
He picked up a wood-louse that was creeping along a piece of bark: "What is the difference between Caesar and this?"
Many of these Crustaceans could roll themselves into balls, like the wood-louse (Figs. 23 and 25).