What are the characteristics features of cockroach

Asked by Ria Puri | 13th Jul, 2014, 01:29: PM

Expert Answer:

The characteristics features of cockroach includes-

(i) It belongs to the phylum Arthropoda.
(ii)Exoskeleton is made of chitin and jointed.
(iii) It has spiracles (respiratory openings) on lateral side of the segments of thorax and abdomen for exchange of gases.
(iv)It has jointed legs for fast running.It has sensory bristles on legs which guige it duting locomotion.
(v)It has well developed compound eyes and sensory cells on long antenna to enable the animal move in the dark.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 14th Jul, 2014, 08:19: AM