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Broad Wood Cockroach

Parcoblatta lata

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Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 8 years ago

It looks different from a Parcoblatta lata (I breed them). It is probably a Parcoblatta pennsylvanica.

And I do not think it is a Periplaneta japonica because it's 10th tergum is not split, (Search for the Periplaneta japonica page on the side bar of the website)

beaker98 8 years ago

Definitely a wood cockroach, Parcoblatta. Not sure beyond that. I find these on the islands of the river while kayaking. They seem to be in every piece of dead wood.

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Iowa, USA

Spotted on Apr 5, 2014
Submitted on Apr 5, 2014

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