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Cockroach freshly molted? - Periplaneta

Cockroach freshly molted? - Periplaneta
Tallahassee, Wakulla County, Florida, USA
June 17, 2007
Size: 3.5mm
Found this guy about 4 hours ago and was a bit surprised to see a white cockroach. After some research here on the site, I know now that it is a freshly molted specimen. It is already starting to turn darker and now appears tan in color. Interesting!

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Male Shelfordella lateralis?
Because of its general body shape (narrow) and pronotum marking which is similar to other S. lateralis from what I remember.

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