sow bug

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Related to sow bugs: Rollie pollies, pill bugs
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terrestrial isopod having an oval segmented body (a shape like a sow)

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ants, spiders, ladybird beetles, ground beetles (predators), sow bugs, cockroaches (scavengers), hairy caterpillars and field crickets (phytophagous).
The population of spiders was strongly affected by trash burning followed by sow bugs, ants and lady bird beetles.
Sow bugs are often mistaken for large pill bugs, or roly-polies, because they can roll into a loose ball when threatened.
Sow bugs and pill bugs eat little hollows in the sides of the fruit.
Compensable losses include natural calamities such as typhoon, flood, drought, earthquake, volcanic eruption, frost, and other destructive natural phenomena such as heat and hot wind; plant diseases caused by pathogens, bacteria, fungi, viruses, virus-like pathogens and other similar foreign bodies; pest infestations caused by nematodes, insects, mites and spiders, millipedes and centipedes, symphylans, slugs and snails, sow bugs and pillbugs, parasitic higher plants, and other parasites; and loss of life and/or injury to the qualified ARB due to accident or to any of the aforementioned causes.
I started to introduce earwigs, sow bugs, and chickweed into their diet.
The worst that can be said of some mulches--especially coarse-textured ones--is that they also encourage sow bugs and snails that like to hide in them.
Tenders are invited for provide once per month exterior perimeter spraying for control of ants, roaches, spiders, silverfish, sow bugs, earwigs, crickets, flies, gnats, billbugs and springtails.
Ants (all species) earwigs, sow bugs, silvcrfish and other crawling insects