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Armoured cockroach

Catara rugosicollis

Description:

Totally black. Feelers have white band. Body are armoured in female. Males have wings and slender in shape.

Habitat:

Lowland forest


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4 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB a week ago

What a difference between the males and females! Very interesting.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a week ago

I'd have been terribly excited to find one of these - brilliant ! thanks for sharing.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 weeks ago

Fascinating roach find.

AshleyT
AshleyT 2 weeks ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Sarawak, Malaysia

Lat: 1.76, Long: 110.32

Spotted on Jan 26, 2019
Submitted on Jan 31, 2019

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