Cockroaches, Cockroach Pictures, Roaches

Pictures of several species of Cockroaches, also known as roaches.

Roaches have a well-deserved reputation for surviving in any environment. These specific roaches lives on the forest floor of Madagascar and feed on fallen fruit and debris.

Fossil records identify about 600 species of prehistoric cockroaches. Even the earliest ones, which lived 325 million years ago, had a very similar body to today's roaches.