- 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.