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Cryptocercidae ? - Cryptocercus

Cryptocercidae ? - Cryptocercus
Hanging Rock State Park, Stokes County, North Carolina, USA
July 20, 2016
Found on Rotten stairs of old hotel. Cryptocercus ? Thanks, Paul

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Cryptocercidae ? - Cryptocercus Cryptocercidae ? - Cryptocercus


This is indeed a Cryptocercus sp, however there aren't records of Cryptocercus in your area. Here is a range map of all the eastern Cryptocercus species Here
I'm guessing yours is part of a disjunct population of C.punctulatus, as that species is the closest to your location. Then again, who knows, yours could be an entirely new species!

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