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Peppered cockroach

Archimandrita tessellata

Description:

At least three inches long

Habitat:

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)

3 Comments

auntnance123
auntnance123 a year ago

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

keithp2012
keithp2012 a year ago

Is this a wild one that got in?

auntnance123
auntnance123 2 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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