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Cockroach

Pachnepteryx signaticollis

Description:

This cockroach is around 1.5 cm in size and she is carrying Eggs

Notes:

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7 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 3 years ago

Thanks Albert! Let us know if he gets back to you. This might be another instance of a species once described and then never seen again, till you photographed it!

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks again, @Lauren :)

@Daniele, I asked him for references but he hasn't replied yet.
Can't find any other pics of it online. And the reference of it is from this website :

http://cockroach.speciesfile.org/Common/...

indicating the species and all the 4 species of them under the genus are only from Philippines. And all the species were described back in the 19th century!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 3 years ago

Great you finally got an ID Albert! Does your local expert have a book or a museum collection as a reference?

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 3 years ago

Hi Albert, so glad you found the ID! It is still an amazing roach!!! Love that 2nd picture too!

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Hi Lauren, finally managed to find the ID for this Cockroach, from a local (Filipino) expert on Cockroaches. But there doesn't seems to be any other references or images online though.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 6 years ago

Thanks, @Lauren :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Amazing roach.

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Ilocos Norte, Philippines

Spotted on Apr 9, 2014
Submitted on Apr 12, 2014

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