Armadillidium vulgare:
Our favorite rolly polly bugs

Armadillium vulgare at Circle C Ranch, Austin, TX.  Photo by Jennifer Price

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This website is dedicated to the adorable rolly polly bug that almost every child comes into contact with while playing in the dirt.  Not only are these rolly polly bugs our backyard friends, they also play an important role in our environment. Explore these pages to find out even more interesting information about A.vulgare, including what they eat, where they sleep, who they interact with and how they reproduce.  We hope that you will find everything you could ever need to know about these well-known and very interesting rolly polly bugs!

Start your journey by finding out where Armadillidium vulgare fits in with all other organisms on our classification page.
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