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Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

CONSERVATION STATUS : COMMON IN ITS RANGE
COMMON EXTINCT
Classification:

Order: Blattaria
Genus & Species: Gromphadorhina portentosa
Family: Blattidae

Status:

Common in its range.

Range:

Madagascar island, east of Africa

Habitat:

Tropical forest floor, near river banks, and around logs or trees.

Activity:

Nocturnal.

Diet:

Various plant and animal matter.