The t-test (Alpha=0.05) results show that the ants, spiders, sowbugs
and ladybird beetles were significantly affected by trash burning (Fig.
Pillbugs and sowbugs
are useful in a compost pile (they help turn decaying material into humus), but they eat seedlings.
or woodlice are mainly of European origin and also live in damp cellars, feeding mainly on fungi and decaying organic matter.
Damp basements are a favorite home for spiders, centipedes, millipedes, silverfish and sowbugs
Typical cryptozoans include isopods (pillbugs, sowbugs
, Figure 9-1) and diplopods (millipedes), which feed on dead and decaying plant material and leaf litter.
Wet organic matter in yards and gardens near residences promoted the survival of high numbers of millipedes, sowbugs
and pillbugs, especially during the spring and early summer time.
Lobsters, crabs, and sowbugs
are examples of invertebrates with skeletons on the outside.
, scuds, crayfish) Peracaridea Lirceus lineatus X X X X X Porcelio scaber X Trachelipus rathkei Gammarus lacustis X Decapoda Orconectes sp.
Some recorded transport hosts include: beetles of the families Buprestidae, Carabidae, Coccinellidae, Hydrophilidae and Scarabaeidae (Muller 1860; Faasch & Schaller 1966; Faasch 1967), bibionid flies (Pecina 1970), millipedes (Faasch 1967) and sowbugs