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Species Ectobius lucidus

Barrie Cockroach - Ectobius lucidus Barrie Cockroach - Ectobius lucidus Tawny Cockroach? - Ectobius lucidus - male Ectobius slyvestris? - Ectobius lucidus - female Cockroach - Ectobius lucidus - male Cockroach - Ectobius lucidus - male Brown and Copper Ontario Beetle - Ectobius lucidus - female Parcoblatta? - Ectobius lucidus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blaberoidea
Family Ectobiidae
Subfamily Ectobiinae
Genus Ectobius
Species lucidus (Ectobius lucidus)
Explanation of Names
Ectobius lucidus (Hagenbach 1822)
Identification
Pronotum normally neither entirely dark nor entirely pale, with a narrow Y-shaped yellow marking in the middle (stem forward)
Range
Native to w./sw. Europe, adventive in our area (NY)(1) BugGuide also has photos from Ontario.
Habitat
along woodland margins, on foliage of shrubs/trees, in leaf litter(2)
Life Cycle
Two year life cycle, with eggs and late-instar nymphs overwintering in leaf litter(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NY 1999(2)
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