Little Penguin Roach

Ectobiidae sp. “Malaysia”


Starter colony (15 mixed nymphs): $30 ( Contact for Availability )

Detailed Species Stats -Click-

  • Adult Size: Male: 10 mm. Female: 11 mm
  • Climbing Abilities: All life stages can climb.
  • Flying Abilities: Cannot fly.
  • Mode of Birth: Oviparous Type 2.
  • Care Level: Easy.
  • Temperature Requirements: 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Air Humidity: Not picky.
  • Substrate Humidity: Moist.
  • Favorite Foods: Not picky.
  • Locality: None.

This perky roach species was collected by Auburn University and has been cultivated for several years. Adults appear day-active while nymphs will scurry around in leaf litter during the day. It is a good climber but fortunately does not fly. Durable, prolific, and attractive, it makes an ideal candidate for mixed species enclosures.