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These guys are awesome! By far, my new favorite species of Eurycotis! Definitely will try to get my hands on some of these once they are added to the site!

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Very cool, kinda looks like E.opaca. Hope they do well for you! :)

Ya, the nymphs look a lot like E. opaca, but adults look spectacular!

You can see the pic of adult on pg 26 of this article

http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1853&context=insectamundi

These guys are awesome! By far, my new favorite species of Eurycotis! Definitely will try to get my hands on some of these once they are added to the site!

IKR? It's my fav. Eurycotis too followed by lixa :)

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Ya, the nymphs look a lot like E. opaca, but adults look spectacular!

You can see the pic of adult on pg 26 of this article

http://digitalcommon...xt=insectamundi

Ooooh I see what you mean, that adult is lovely! :D Really gonna have to get into this genus once I get more room!

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If you do, make sure to get a secure container as 1st instar nymphs are quite notorious for escaping and ending up in other roach enclosures. LOL

Yeah, will do, I've heard their Vaseline climbing skills are top notch. :lol:

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Yep. They climb over vaseline like it's nothing. Had several E. floridana escape that way and they ended up in E. lixa colony -_-

Because of this I got rid of all the floridana

Yikes, they didn't create any hybrids did they? Yeah I'll probably have to use those weather proof storage bins for this genus whenever I get some.

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floridana got caught before they matured so they didn't get a chance to breed with my lixa. LOL

Even if they did I doubt they can create hybrids.

Good, glad you were able to catch them before they matured. That's interesting, are they that different in morphology?

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Yep. Even their ooth dont look the same.

Good, last thing we need in the hobby is more hybrids.

Anyways, can't wait to see pics of the adults when your E.improcera mature! :)

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OK, I gotta say, that's one beautiful roach! If it's available anywhere once I have more space for new species, I'm definitely going to have to get some! :D

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6 hours ago, Cariblatta lutea said:

My female molted to adult yesterday so I'm hoping to see some ooth soon! 

Awesome! Really hope you can get some babies from this marvelous species!

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7 hours ago, Cariblatta lutea said:

My female molted to adult yesterday so I'm hoping to see some ooth soon! 

Congrats man, hope she produces plenty of ootheca for you! :)

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17 hours ago, All About Insects said:

Awesome! Really hope you can get some babies from this marvelous species!

Thanks :) I hope so too! 

16 hours ago, Hisserdude said:

Congrats man, hope she produces plenty of ootheca for you! :)

Thanks :) I really hope so! 

15 hours ago, pannaking22 said:

Awesome, glad to hear they'll likely be reproducing very soon!

Thanks :) Hopefully before winter hits! 

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