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Pill Bugs


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


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.


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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