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Definition of pill bug

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

A common name for insects that eat decaying plant matter and mulch. They are harmless to plant material and similar to a sow bug

Unlike sow bugs, they will roll up into a ball when disturbed. I have also heard them referred to as "rolly pollies"

Definition as written by Night_Bloom:

A pill bug, also known as a rolly polly is a type of land Crustacean in the order Isopoda. Here's a picture of a rolly polly...

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