Updated: January 7, 2023

Cockroaches: What are they?

Cockroaches are insects that belong to the order Blattodea. There are over 4,000 known species of cockroaches, which are found on every continent except Antarctica. Cockroaches are known for their ability to adapt to a wide range of environments and for their rapid rate of reproduction. Cockroaches have a number of distinctive features, including a flat, oval-shaped body, long antennae, and six legs.

Articles About Cockroaches

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