Pill Bugs

Though harmless, pill bug infestation should still be attended to and must be treated properly. The sight of these pests can become a nuisance and can make your property especially indoors unsanitary.

Below are articles where you can learn more information about these pests, why you should get rid of them and how to deal with them.

Pill Bugs Identification

The identifying qualities of pill bugs are so interesting. Since they are harmless, they can be introduced to children. However, if you start noticing that there are lots of these crustaceans in your property, it means that you have an infestation. Learn how you can identify these pests positively here.

Pill Bug Life Cycle

Pill bugs are known for their various names like sow bugs or woodlice. However, regardless of the name, they all refer to these crustaceans that are closely related to lobsters. Though there are over 5,000 species of these creatures, they all go through similar life cycles. Learn more about it here.

Inspecting a Pill Bug Infestation

When the infestation is still small or when there are a few pill bugs in your property, they can still be considered as beneficial. They contribute to soil improvement even in the smallest way. Read the rest of the article here.

Pill Bug Pest Control

Pill bugs have an oval-shaped body and a hard shell cover that allows them to roll up into a tight ball. They’re slow moving and don’t bite. Pill bugs are also known as roly-polies and can be grey, brown, or an odd purple in colour. Learn more about it here.

Pill Bugs Treatments

Pill bugs can roll up and form into a tiny ball. They are also known as roly-polies, doodlebug, chucky pig, cafner, slater, armadillo bug, cheesy bug, boat builder, granddad, cheeselog, carpenter, and gramersow. Get to know more about the treatments here.

Pill Bugs Unique Structure and Appearance

Pill bugs, also known as a roly-poly, are crustaceans with oval bodies. They have a hard shell that is partitioned into small segments. Pill bugs have seven pairs of legs and two pairs of antennae. Only one pair of the antenna is visible. Continue reading about their structure and appearance here.

How to Keep Pill Bugs Away

Sowbugs and pillbugs occasionally enter buildings homes, but they survive better outside. They love damp or wet areas like under rocks. Click here to know how keep these pests away.

Food Sources of Pill Bugs

Pill bugs are also known as roly polies. They are terrestrial isopods with a round-backed or flattened profile, sharply angled antennae, and seven pairs of legs. Some species can roll into a ball when they feel threatened or disturbed. Continue reading here.