1. What are Sowbugs?
Sowbugs are tiny, crustacean-like bugs that look very similar to pillbugs. They live in moist-areas, usually outdoors. They aren’t insects; they’re crustaceans, and the only ones who have evolved to live on land.
2. How Do I Identify Sow Bugs?
Sowbugs are segmented, oval bugs about a quarter of an inch to half an inch in length, and grey to dark grey. These pests have a rounded back and 14 legs, as well as two pairs of antennae. One key characteristic that they have is their “two-tails”
3. How Do I Get Sowbugs?
Sowbugs require moisture to survive, so they’re most often found in moist places like flower beds, compost heaps, and flower pots.
4. What Are the Effects of Sowbugs in and around My Home or Business?
Sowbugs are generally not a threat to human beings, as they don’t bite, carry disease or infest food.
5. Are Sowbugs dangerous?
Besides living in the soil of houseplants, these pests cause little damage and do not cause harm indoors. In general, sowbugs are simply a nuisance, as they do not bite or sting and are harmless to humans.