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Species Epilampra maya

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blaberoidea
Family Blaberidae
Genus Epilampra
Species maya (Epilampra maya)
Explanation of Names
Epilampra maya Rehn 1902
native to Mesoamerica (Mexico to Panama), adventive in FL(1)
earliest NA record: FL 1982
Print References
Nickle D.A., Sibson B.W. (1984) Epilampra maya Rehn, a Central American cockroach newly established in the United States (Blattodea; Blaberidae; Epilamprinae). Florida Entomologist 67: 487-489 (Full text)