These roaches are one of the largest species of cockroach in the world. They eat a variety of dead insects, animals, decaying fruit, and guano. Like most roach species, giant cave roaches are not technically pests, as they do not typically inhabit human dwellings.
- Cave cockroaches are a type of scavenger called a detritivore.
- The females will lay their eggs in an egg case, called an ootheca.
- They are nocturnal.
|Range||Central and South America|
|Conservation status||Not Listed|
|Zoo location||Education building|