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Cloud Forest Cockroach

Paratropes cf. bilunata

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bayucca
bayucca 10 years ago
Cloud Forest Cockroach
Paratropes cf. bilunata Cloud Forest Cockroach | Project Noah


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8 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

It is definitely Paratropes bilunata!
http://cockroach.speciesfile.org/Common/...

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 10 years ago

Thank you, I never imagined that could happen either

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 10 years ago

Colorful and beautiful cockroach! Quite different from the ones in Japan (black or dark brown). We would have never imagined that the words "cockroach" and "beautiful" can be used in one sentence... Nice find!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 10 years ago

Thanks again :)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Nice! I had already favorited this but seeing it again, I really know it. I saw this a few times in Colombia. Now I have an ID, thanks bayucca and Ismael.

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 10 years ago

Thank you for your help bayucca :)

bayucca
bayucca 10 years ago

Blattodea, Paratropes sp., looks like Paratropes bilunata, quite common on in Costa Rica. But there is few info about.
"Unfair" ID, since I Ided the other one myself. Please, check yourself, you may have more informations about these ones in Costa Rica.

keithp2012
keithp2012 10 years ago

Yes some sort of cockroach

Ismael Chaves
Spotted by
Ismael Chaves

Provincia Limón, Costa Rica

Spotted on Sep 3, 2012
Submitted on Sep 3, 2012

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