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 kids call them rollie-pollies. Most pill bugs live for up to two years. They are most active at night.
Common Name: Pill Bug
Species: Armadillilium Vulgare
Color: Dark brown to black
Diet: Pill bugs mostly eat rotting vegetation like vegetables.
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.
Impact: Pill bugs do not spread diseases or contaminate food.
Keep your homes and the areas around your home clean and dry.
Eliminate food sources such as vegetable or plant debris.