For example, both the ants and the sowbugs
live in soil.
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.
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
Includes such soil animals as insects, spiders, sowbugs
, and others.
have a defense behavior that is quite effective: like sowbugs
(Isopoda), they can completely retract their legs and sensory organs and form a hard, nearly impenetrable ball.