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how do cockroaches breathe?

 


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Cockroaches breathe through the tiny holes called spiracles which are present along the side of their body. Oxygen enters the cockroach through these holes and follows the tiny breathing tubes called tracheae to all of the cockroach's body parts.
 
Cockroaches, like all insects, breathe through a system of tubes called tracheae, a word similar to the name of the tube leading to our lungs. The tracheae of insects are attached to the spiracles which are small valved openings on the side of each body segment, excluding the head. Thus the cockroach can breathe without its head! The valves open when the CO2 level in the insect rises to an unacceptable level; then the CO2 diffuses out of the tracheae to the outside and fresh oxygen diffuses in
 
Cockroaches, like all insects, breathe through a system of tubes called tracheae, a word similar to the name of the tube leading to our lungs. The tracheae of insects are attached to the spiracles which are small valved openings on the side of each body segment, excluding the head. Thus the cockroach can breathe without its head! The valves open when the CO2 level in the insect rises to an unacceptable level; then the CO2 diffuses out of the tracheae to the outside and fresh oxygen diffuses in
 

Cockroaches breathe through the tiny holes called spiracles which are present along the side of their body. Oxygen enters the cockroach through these holes and follows the tiny breathing tubes called tracheae to all of the cockroach's body parts.

 

they use the tiny holes on their body called spiracles for exchange of gases.

 
with their antennas