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Austral Ellipsidion Cockroach nymph

Ellipsidion australe


A young cockroach in our vegie patch. Here's what they look like as adults: This spotting was early last year; I think my husband Nathan might have taken this series of pics.

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ShannaB 8 years ago

Thanks Ali and Leanne!

LeanneGardner 8 years ago

I love the nymph stage Shanna, beautiful colours :)

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

Very Cool!

ShannaB 8 years ago

Thanks Rieko. Sometimes these are referred to as 'Beautiful Cockroaches'. : )

RiekoS 8 years ago

I have never seen this kind. I don't like cockroach, but this one is nice looking. Nice series.

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Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Feb 17, 2012
Submitted on Jan 28, 2013

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