Ya, gonna need a photo of an unknown possible hisser species.Hi all. I purchased some (I think) Madagascar hissing cockroaches as feeder bugs awhile back but ended up keeping one and have grown fond of them lol. I was wondering if there’s a way to determine its sex if I post a photo
Do any of these work? Kind of awful pictures but I can take them out for better ones if need beThe easiest way is post a photo of right above the head. Check the horns on it
Looks like a female. The males have a wider abdomen with very pronounced pronotum. Also with females on the ventral side you can see the super wide and long segment that terminates at the b-hole. Males have a split in that last segment.
Edit: Didn't bother to look up the proper terminology for anus. B-hole is what I'm going with.
Thanks!! I knew about the hissing. Not the rest. I think it’s a hilarious how “violent” they “think” they are. Sort of like how my chameleon would inflate himself with air- yep he’s a tough guy!They do! They also shake butts at each other to show how spicey and large they are. At night you will hear them hissing and jostling for position. It's hilarious.