• Kingdom: Animalia
  • Class: Insecta
  • Order: Blattodea
  • Family: Blaberidae
  • Genus: Gromphadorhina
  • Species: Gromphadorhina portentosa
  • These cockroaches grow to be 2-3 inches long.
  • Can live up to 5 years.
  • Help to keep the rainforest healthy by recycling decaying vegetation.


Did you know?

Hissing Cockroaches force air through small breathing holes called “spiracles” to make a hissing sound which frightens off predators.