The pill bug is the only crustacean that can spend its entire life on land. Their shells look like armor and they are known for their ability to roll into a ball. Sometimes children call them rollie-pollies. Most pill bugs live for up to two years. They are most active at night.
Pill Bug Description
Color: Dark brown to black
Legs: 7 pair
Common Name: Pill Bug
Species: Armadillilium vulgare
Pill Bug Diet
Pill bugs mostly eat rotting vegetation like vegetables.
Pill Bug Habitat
Pill bugs live in wet locations. They are found under damp objects or in organic garbage. If pill bugs enter a building, they will often dry out and die.
Pill bugs do not spread diseases or contaminate food.
Pill Bug Prevention
* Keep your homes and the areas around your home clean and dry.
For information on removing unwanted pest form your home or yard in Knoxville, Sevierville and East Tennessee contact Johnson Pest Control at 865-453-7587.