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G. laevigata same as G. portentosa?


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I saw a website selling hissing roaches as g laevigata, but they look like ordinary g portentosa and all internet searches for g laevigata come up with few results. Is this an obsolete name used, or a different roach species rarely sold?

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The correct scientific name is Elliptorhina laevigata

You may want to consider not buying roaches from this dealer :)

http://www.roachcrossing.com/newspecies.htm

Then scroll down

This is from a supposedly "reputable" Science company that ships live animals to Schools and Colleges, but if they can't even get the name right yes I question how good they are. The scientific name was in the instructions, however here is the item page, these are your typical hissers not v horns. http://www.carolina.com/roaches/madagascar-hissing-roach/FAM_143666.pr?catId=10601&mCat=10476&sCat=10568&ssCat=&question=

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This is from a supposedly "reputable" Science company that ships live animals to Schools and Colleges, but if they can't even get the name right yes I question how good they are. The scientific name was in the instructions, however here is the item page, these are your typical hissers not v horns. http://www.carolina....sCat=&question=

It is hard to say what you will get but it is safe to assume they are Gromphadorhina something (hybrids?)... :)

Maybe??? lol..who knows.

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This is from a supposedly "reputable" Science company that ships live animals to Schools and Colleges, but if they can't even get the name right yes I question how good they are. The scientific name was in the instructions, however here is the item page, these are your typical hissers not v horns. http://www.carolina....sCat=&question=

I don't see where it says G. laevigata anywhere on the website. You could always contact the company to see if it is a hybrid or not.

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