Orange Headed Cockroach





SPECIES: Eublaberus posticus


STATUS: Least Concern




DIET: Since these cockroaches live in caves occupied by bats, they will eat anything that lands on the cave floor including bats.


GENERAL: The Orange Headed Cockroach lives only in caves occupied by bats and since living in caves create an unusual challenge to the Orange Headed Cockroach when obtaining food; they wait for a bat to fall to the floor and get stuck in the guano, and when the bat dies they begin to feed.


This cockroach can attain a length of 2 inches, they also have wings but are unable to fly.


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