obtain their name from the two lighter bands they have throughout their dark brownish bodies.
A concise history of the porcupine hair roach, along with photos of contemporary dancers' roaches
, was recently offered by Craig Jones in Whispering Wind 42:1,pp.
don't detect taste with tongues, as people do, but instead use hairlike structures.
have a sweet tooth for these sugars.
That night, a total of four dozen roaches
of the 3-inch-long, hissing Madagascar variety were eaten in the name of fast movement through the line.
The chirps, trills, and squeaks of many insects, including most other kinds of roaches
, come from the rubbing of legs or other body parts against each other.
5 inch)-long roaches
send out streams of air from their breathing holes.
In laboratory tests, the Zapper killed 90 percent of existing roaches
in six days.
Orkin Pest Control Technical Manager Frank Meek says roaches
enter homes and businesses in search of food, water and shelter.
were made of graduated lengths of porcupine guard hair or turkey beard and decorated with an outer row of deer tail hair that was typically white or dyed red.
The zoo has plenty of roaches
to name with thousands of the super-sized bugs on exhibit in Madagascar
The hissing roaches
instead squirt air out of specialized holes in their abdomens.