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Pill Bugs

Habitat

Pillbugs live in moist locations. They are found under damp objects or under vegetable debris.

Habits​

Pillbugs eat decaying vegetable material and are most active at night. They are known for their ability to roll into a ball.

  • Size: 3/4"
  • Color: Dark brown to Balck
  • Legs: 6
  • Shape: Oval
  • Antennae: True

Control / Prevention

Pillbugs can be avoided by eliminating food sources such as vegetable or plant debris. If pillbugs enter a structure, they will often dry out and die.

Threats​

Pillbugs do not spread diseases or invade food products. However, the pillbug is often considered a pest when it gains entry into a home.

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