Cuban Burrowing Roach

Byrsotria fumigata var. fumigata


Mixed nymphs: $4/each
Starter colony (12 mixed nymphs): $40

Detailed Species Stats -Click-

    • Adult Size: Male: 40 mm. Female: 52 mm.
    • Climbing Abilities: All life stages cannot climb.
    • Flying Abilities: Cannot fly.
    • Mode of Birth: Ovoviviparous.
    • Care Level: Easy.
    • Temperature Requirements: 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • Air Humidity: Not picky.
    • Substrate Humidity: Not picky.
    • Favorite Foods: Not picky.
  • Locality: None.

Though very similar to Roth’s giant burrowing roach, the Cuban burrowing roach is smaller, faster growing, and faster breeding. The males can have long or short wings, and, unlike Byrsotria rothi, are always black. The curvature of the wing tips can also be helpful in differentiating the two.