Most species are detritophagous: they eat dead organic matter on the ground or in the soil. Some eat fungus and/or lichens. One species, Idia gopheri, lives in abandoned burrows of the Gopher Tortoise and feeds on its droppings.
Contributed by Cotinis on 1 July, 2004 - 5:11am Additional contributions by Chuck Entz Last updated 22 April, 2012 - 8:29pm
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