• The first insects that could fold their wings were cockroach-like species.
  • There are over 4,500 species of cockroaches worldwide but only 30 of them are associated with man and only four are considered pests.
  • Cockroaches can live nine days without a head! They eventually die from lack of water.
  • Mantises are predatory modified cockroaches.
  • Termites are also related to  cockroaches.
  • Ten percent of the world’s biomass is composed of termites.

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