woodlouse

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woodlouse

any terrestrial member of the crustacean order ISOPODA, being a dorsoventrally flattened arthropod with limbs of similar structure.
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They are up to half an inch long and have seven pairs of legs like the sowbugs, but are laterally compressed, and swim about on their side.
Snails are hand-picked> sand served as a snail and sowbug barrier around lettuce.
(239) The standard contract of OneGuard Home Warranties provides coverage for a pest control treatment upon payment of the applicable service fee, which includes eradication of pests such as "ants, carpenter ants, roaches, crickets, spiders, ground beetles, earwigs, silverfish, millipedes, centipedes, pillbugs, sowbugs, [and] clover mites." (240) However, the contract excludes "bed bugs, flying insects, ticks, fleas, German Roach infestations, [and] rats." (241)
Gastropods (snails and slugs) and isopods (pillbugs and sowbugs) each have a section but then are not mentioned again.
Scope Unless Otherwise Indicated, Contractor Shall Furnish All Chemicals, Rodenticides, Insecticides, Equipment And Labor Necessary To Provide Pest Control Services For Various City Locations As Listed In The Specifications For The Complete Control Of, But Not Limited To The Following; Rats, Mice, Ants (Including Carpenter), Roaches, Beetles (Including Wood Boring), Box Elder Bugs, Caterpillars, Moths, Centipedes, Millipedes, Lice, Mites, Crickets, Earwigs, Silverfish, Fire Brats, Sowbugs, Pillbugs, Ticks And Spiders, In Buildings And Immediately Around The Base Exterior, Window Frames And Door Jambs, During The Contract Period.
Besides bacteria and fungi, invertebrates such as mites, millipedes, beetles, sowbugs, earwigs, earthworms, slugs, and snails help break down the materials in the compost.
Though preferring worms, they'll resort during droughts to other terrestrial protein sources like grasshoppers, fly larvae, crickets, millipedes, centipedes, spiders, salamanders, small frogs, snails, sowbugs, ants and a variety of other insects.