Cockroach Facts – 105 Creepy Facts About Cockroaches

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Madagascar Hissing Cockroach Facts

Male Madagascar hissing cockroaches are territorial and they fight intruders.

When they are threatened by predators they hiss as a warning to other roaches in their colony.

Female cockroaches breed once in a lifetime, but can produce three litters annually.

They can reach about 3 to 4 inches in length.

Madagascar hissing cockroaches carry mites, similar to dogs and cats that carry fleas.

They are nocturnal and they have sticky feet.

The average lifespan is 2 to 3 years.

When they shed their skin, they eat it because it is full of nutrients.

Madagascar hissing cockroach has no wings.

Males have horns. Female and male Madagascar hissing cockroach can be differentiated with the horns.