Emerald Roaches With Austin Baker

Austin Baker, Ph.D. and a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Entomology Department explains what sets these critters apart and the natural history of the emerald roach (Pseudoglomeris magnifica).

An emerald cockroach with a shiny green exterior photographed from above on a white background

Meet the emerald cockroach with Entomology Postdoctoral Researcher Dr. Austin Baker! 

Discover the incredible science that makes these brilliant bugs shine. Dr. Baker has all the fun facts you need to know to understand what makes these insects so cool, from how they achieve their incredible colors to their surprising cleanliness routines. It just might make you feel different about the roaches in your life—it will definitely get you excited to learn more about the insects all around us​​​​​.