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Cloud Forest Cockroach

Paratropes cf. bilunata


He flies...that's all I know...

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 12 years ago
Paratropes cf. bilunata Show Image
Julio C.
Julio C. 5 years ago
diurnal cockroach
Paratropes biolleyi (Saussure & Zehntner, 1893) (Costa Rica, Panam√°)

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bayucca 9 years ago

It is definitely Paratropes bilunata!

bayucca 12 years ago

Blattodea, Paratropes sp., looks like Paratropes bilunata, quite common on in Costa Rica. But there is few info about.

ChunXingWong 12 years ago

Beautiful cockroach.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Next time show us Ventral view(down side) of this insect

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

You are welcome..!!

MatthewKritzer 12 years ago

Once again, thank you Ashish...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Cloud Forest Cockroach

NicoleB 12 years ago

That fellow has amazing colours!
I guess with all the flowers around, beetles just need those colours to blend in - not like here :)
Beautiful shot(s)!

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Provincia Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jul 31, 2011
Submitted on Jul 31, 2011

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