Project Description

Isopods

DID YOU KNOW?

Conglobation: To form into a round compact mass. Pill bugs (shown above) conglobate as a key defense against predation. Pill bugs diet on decaying or decomposed plant matter as well as living plants and can be serious pests in some agricultural systems as they feed on a variety of crop plants.

TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Animal
Phylum: Arthropods
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Isopods (Isopoda)