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Dusky cockroach

Ectobius lapponicus

Description:

It is the only cockroach species that lives outdoors in Norway. The female has a rounder body shape than the male. They also have easily recognizable dark spots on the cover wings.

Habitat:

Forest edge.

Notes:

Norwegian name: Markkakerlakk

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 2 years ago

German Cockroaches have very noticeable spines on their legs like yours do. Blattella germanica.

arne.roysland
arne.roysland 2 years ago

Have you seen this before Brian38 and ornithoptera80?

arne.roysland
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arne.roysland

Porsgrunn, Vestfold og Telemark, Norway

Spotted on Aug 19, 2019
Submitted on Aug 21, 2019

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