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See-through Ellipsidion - Beautiful Cockroaches

Blattellidae Ellipsidion sp

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4 Comments

Christiane
Christiane 10 years ago

Thanks.. The BEAUTIFUL COCKROACH made me smile.. When I was 3 years old I collected cockroaches, spiders and worms.. my mother asked me "WHY do you collect this animals?" MY answer.. "THEY ARE BEUTIFUL!!"

ShannaB
ShannaB 10 years ago

Awesome! Great spot. : )

Christiane
Christiane 10 years ago

Thanks ShannaB.. I think it is a See-through Ellipsidion.. Its wings were clear!

ShannaB
ShannaB 10 years ago

I think it's a cockroach - family Blattellidae, genera Ellipsidon (Beautiful Cockroaches). I'm not sure which one it is though. http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...
Here's one of mine from the same family: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/901...

Christiane
Spotted by
Christiane

4671, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Feb 18, 2012
Submitted on Feb 23, 2012

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