Project Description


This cockroach species makes a great insect pet and is known for the hissing noise it makes when disturbed or communicating with other roaches. It is easy to maintain with just a slice of fruit and a spray of water every few days. These flightless cockroaches are great for handling.

  • Class: Insecta (Insects)
  • Order: Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
  • Family: Blaberidae (Giant Cockroaches)
  • Species: Gromphadorhina portentosa