Slater – Wood Lice – Sow Bug – Pill Bug – Roly Poly – Woodlouse Insect

Living among the soil are slater they are also known as woodlice, sowbugs, and pill bugs. Slaters are crustaceans that have adapted to living on land.

They are related to aquatic and marine crabs, lobsters and prawns.

They are scavengers feeding on decaying organic materials. Usually, they are considered beneficial although in recent times they have been considered as pests; among crops and pastures.

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