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Peppered cockroach

Archimandrita tessellata


At least three inches long


Our hostfound it in the kitchen sink early one morning.

1 species ID suggestions

Tesselated Cockroach, Giant Leaf Cockroach, Peppered Roach
Archimandrita sp. (poss tesselata)


auntnance123 6 years ago

Yes, it apparently flew in overnight. The kitchen is on the second floor and has a large window open to the veranda.

keithp2012 6 years ago

Is this a wild one that got in?

auntnance123 6 years ago

Thanks, Walking Leaf. That fellow's been hanging around for almost a year without a name.

Cartago, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.15, Long: -83.74

Spotted on Feb 6, 2011
Submitted on Apr 1, 2011

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