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Australian Cockroach

Periplaneta australasiae

Description:

Roaches found on a beaker from a Chemistry laboratory.

2 Species ID Suggestions

American cockroach
Periplaneta americana American cockroach
stho002
stho002 8 years ago
Australian cockroach
Periplaneta australasiae Australian cockroach


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4 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Fascinating background too. Not even Australian originally in spite of the name.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Good choice Jose. It looks right to me too. Haven't heard of that one before.

Thanks for the possible ID's! I believe it's Periplaneta australasiae, the one that stho002 commented.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Very handsome cockroaches.

Baguio, Benguet, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 14, 2013
Submitted on Sep 14, 2013

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