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American cockroach

Periplaneta americana

Description:

A "domestic" cockroach that actually did not originate in the Americas (--likely first introduced in the 1600s) but now occurs almost everywhere humans occur in number.

Habitat:

Observed just outside a house surrounded by a large semi-urban yard & garden, near to a disturbed patch of remnant lowland forest, in the equatorial tropics of northern New Guinea.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Wilson W
Wilson W 8 years ago
American cockroach
Periplaneta americana American cockroach


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2 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks Wilson

wadigo2
wadigo2 8 years ago

Cockroach

Scott Frazier
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Scott Frazier

Indonesia

Spotted on Jun 23, 2013
Submitted on Jul 19, 2013

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