Males have prominent protrusions on the thorax, which are called pronotal humps. Females have very small bumps or none, with a much smoother thorax.
- Madagascar hissing cockroaches produce a hissing sound.
- Hissing cockroaches live in large colonies.
- They're an important link in the food chain, breaking down forest debris and being a food source for other wildlife
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