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Gold-bordered Cockroach

Hemithyrsocera histrio

Description:

7 synonyms - Ectobia jucunda (Saussure, 1869) Aristiger histrio (Burmeister, 1838) Thyrsocera histrio (Burmeister 1838) Blatta lateralis (Serville, 1838) Phyllodromia inversa (Brunner von Wattenwyl 1865) Pseudomops fissa (Walker, F., 1868) Thyrsocera lineaticollis (Bolivar, 1890) Around 10 mm long, black and white with a small red area

Habitat:

Leaf litter, mixed deciduous forest with bamboo and banana

3 Species ID Suggestions

Gold-bordered Cockroach (nymph)
Hemithyrsochera lateralis
No common name
Hemithyrsochera histrio
Hisserdude
Hisserdude 3 years ago
No common name
Hemithyrsocera vittata


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9 Comments

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong a year ago

I agree with you Hisserdude on Hemithyrsocera vittata!

Hisserdude
Hisserdude 3 years ago

This isn't histrio, these have been mislabeled all over the internet, true histrio look quite different. This is an H.vittata nymph, (lateralis isn't a valid species anymore BTW).

RobThacker
RobThacker 7 years ago

Thank you Stefan, bayucca & Lenny. Have updated the spotting including the synonyms from EOL.

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Rob, it is indeed Hemithyrsochera histrio, Gold-bordered Cockroach nymph.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/356...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/277...

RobThacker
RobThacker 8 years ago

Hi Lauren, your part of the world has some awesome creatures also!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Wow Rob! Even the cockroaches in Thailand are amazing!

RobThacker
RobThacker 8 years ago

Hi Lenny, thanks for the suggestion, I've seen these in the area so it looks good, have you any references?

RobThacker
RobThacker 8 years ago

Hi Nuwan, I also looked at this, most of the pictures on this site are also from Chiang Mai, it proves a useful resource for me, just not this time.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

same species! no id though :(
http://www.thaibugs.com/wp-content/galle...

RobThacker
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RobThacker

Chang Wat Chiang Mai, Thailand

Spotted on Apr 22, 2014
Submitted on Apr 24, 2014

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