Death Head Cockroach

(Blaberus craniifer)

FUN FACTS

Animal Class: Invertebrate.

Distribution: Central America and South Florida.

Habitat: Forest floors amongst the leaves and dead wood. 

Appearance: Black / brown in colour. 

Size: Up to 1.5 inches. 

Diet: Omnivorous.

Lifespan: 8+ months.

CONSERVATION STATUS

Unknown.

Population Trend

Unknown.

Threats

There are no major threats to this species.

Population

Unknown.

Did you know?

This species has a distinct marking that looks like a skull on their thorax.

See our Death Head Cockroaches!

You can find our colony of Death Head Cockroaches in the Nocturnal House. 

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