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American Cockroach

Periplaneta americana

Description:

Brown cockroach, about one inch long, rolled inverted and near death, kicking its legs in a futile reaction to an assault by decomposers who didn't have the decency to wait until the decomposee had expired before starting their work.

Habitat:

Insular tropical mixed lowland forest.

Notes:

Spotted in the middle of the trail along the upper switchbacks pf Kealia Trail.

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Allen Hoof
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Allen Hoof

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Apr 23, 2020
Submitted on Apr 24, 2020

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