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pillbug Kansas City, Missouri

Pillbug

Quick Facts

Size

.25"-.5" long

Preferred Habitat

Dark, wet areas such as logs or under rocks.

Known Health Issues

Not harmful to humans, other animals, structures, or material.
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About

Unbeknownst to many, pillbugs, also referred to as rollie pollies, are actually crustaceans rather than insects. They are a light gray color and roll up into a ball when threatened. The pillbug prefers dark, moist areas and does not cause any harm to your home or your health.