Panchlora nivea: Virgil

Virgil2 The Cuban cockroach is found in the Caribbean and southern U.S. It lives outdoors, so is not considered a pest. In fact it is a popular pet roach due to its relatively pleasant green color, and because it is not an invasive indoor species. It is also used as food for other pets.

Virgil is formidably tall–just over four feet–but manages to charm folks with his dry wit and delicate sensibilities. He will be on display and for sale at the Oliver Center for the Arts July 28 – September 8, 2017 as part of a group exhibition, “Bugs, Birds and Beasts.”

Cold assembly: Hand-carved blue spruce, antique buttons, vintage kitchen whisk, windshield wipers, vintage eyeglass temples, antique walnut table leg, antique lamp base weight, clay, paint, plumbing hardware, wire.

Dimensions: 48″x18″x18″

$950

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