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Pillbugs and Sowbugs

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss why rolypolies are not insects and reveal that they live, in an ecological sense, on the knife’s edge.

Photo: Pillbug, Porcellio armadillidium. © 2012, A.V. Evans

Key words: pillbugs, sowbugs, rolypoly, crustacean, isopod