ORIENTAL COCKROACH FACTS
The Oriental Cockroach is a fairly large species of cockroach with a dark brown to black glossy body. The female Oriental cockroach has two very short non-functional wings just below its head and a wider body than the male. The male has long brown wings covering most of the body. The male is capable short flights of 2m - 3m.
length to 25mm
The Oriental cockroach is a fairly slow moving cockroach. It prefers dark, moist places and can often be found around decaying organic matter, drains and other damp locations. In the garden they are found under groundcover, under mulch, and around damp places.
Omnivorous scavenger. eats various types of organic matter
Females produce an egg case or ootheca containing up to 16 eggs. The eggs hatch in about two months.
most commonly found in southern areas of Australia.
|Common Name:||Oriental Cockroach|