Ivory-Head Roach

Eublaberus sp. “Ivory” / biolleyi


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This roach is more than just a feeder. Click here to see why!

15 mixed: $20
40 mixed: $40


 Detailed Species Stats -Click-

  • Adult Size: Male: 51 mm. Female: 54 mm.
  • Climbing Abilities: All life stages cannot climb.
  • Flying Abilities: Cannot fly.
  • Mode of Birth: Ovoviviparous.
  • Care Level: Easy.
  • Temperature Requirements: 68-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Air Humidity: Not picky.
  • Substrate Humidity: Not picky.
  • Favorite Foods: Not picky.
  • Locality: None.

My favorite roach species, the ivory-head roach has made a veritable name for itself as an excellent feeder and cockroach of choice for blatticomposting (composting using cockroaches). Despite this, it has yet to be identified to species, and with descriptions of Eublaberus sp. being difficult to access and find, it may remain unidentified for a while. The nymphs are extremely bulky, and a close look at their forelegs reveal a very bulky tibia and a very tiny foot; this is a modification for digging, shaped much like a shovel (unlike the slender running legs of other roaches with long tarsi, or feet). It is a docile, large species that tolerates crowding very well, with a steady reproductive rate.