Polymorphic Roach

Blaberus atropos “Florida”


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Mixed nymphs: $1/each (Not available)
Starter colony (12 mixed nymphs): $10 (Not available)


Detailed Species Stats -Click-

  • Adult Size: Male: 50 mm. Female: 54 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: Wynwood Neighborhood. Miami, Florida.

This vivid species make a great pet or feeder. It is very similar to Blaberus discoidalis, but adults have an enticing mixture of pronotum patterns ranging from the typical restricted square to large, elaborate blobs. This culture was started from a dozen or so individuals collected under a piece of plywood and is believed to have originated from escaped individuals from a nearby fruit importation warehouse.