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Suriname Cockroach

Suriname Cockroach

Appearance

Suriname Cockroach  | Rentokil Pest Control Zambia
  • 3 - 3.5 cm long.
  • Dark brown wings.
  • Shiney dark brown.

Lifecycle

  • The eggs in the female develop without fertilisation.
  • The egg capsule contains an average of 24 eggs.

Habits

  • Usually found outdoors in tree holes or under rocks, but can be brought inside via houseplants.
  • They prefer dark, moist and warm areas.
  • Eating habits - feed at night on houseplants or outdoor plants.
  • They do not fly.