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German cockroach
Blattella germanica (Linnaeus)

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German cockroach
Blattella germanica
Adult(s)
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German cockroach
Blattella germanica
Adult(s)
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German cockroach
Blattella germanica
Adult(s)
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German cockroach
Blattella germanica
Adult(s)
Gary Alpert

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Blattodea
Family: Blattellidae
Subfamily: Blattellinae
Genus: Blattella

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: IVADACA

Categories

Category: Nuisance Insects
Category: Decaying Wood Feeding - Saproxylic

References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.

Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm