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Halloween Hissing Cockroach

Elliptorhina javanica

One of over 3000 cockroach species, however unlike most cockroaches these have no wings.

habitat

Habitat

These cockroaches are only found on the island of Madagascar, where they live on the forest floor.

diet

Diet

Cockroaches are the 'dustmen of the forest floor'! They will eat anything from decaying fruit and vegetable matter to carrion (dead meat).

behaviour

Breeding

Halloween hissing cockroaches can have several litters of between 30 - 100 offspring each year. They are 'ovoviviparous'; the female retains the egg sac inside her body until the young hatch.

threat

Conservation

Halloween hissing cockroaches have not been evaluated by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), but they are not thought to be endangered.

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