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Species Arenivaga bolliana - Boll's Sandroach

Some kind of Roach? - Arenivaga bolliana - male Arenivaga bolliana - male Arenivaga sp.? - Arenivaga bolliana - female Female Boll's Sandroach - Arenivaga bolliana - female Arenviga bolliana - Arenivaga bolliana - female Arenivaga bolliana nymph - Arenivaga bolliana Observed poolside - Arenivaga bolliana - female Arenivaga bolliana - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Corydioidea
Family Corydiidae
Subfamily Corydiinae
Genus Arenivaga
Species bolliana (Boll's Sandroach)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Arenivaga bolliana (Saussure)
Orig. Comb: Homoeogamia bolliana Saussure 1893
Other related species occur in West and South Texas. (1)
30 mm adult males. (1)

Det. Paul Lenhart, 2011
TX / Mex. - Map (GBIF)
The downy females have no wings and burrow in the dust under houses and in natural rock shelters where they feed on packrat droppings. (1)
This large roach is also present in abandoned Atta texana tunnels and in chambers filled with nest refuse. (2)
mostly: Mar-Nov (BG & GBIF data)
Works Cited
1.Learn About ... Texas Insects.
Chris Durden. 1999. Texas Parks & Wildlife Press, Austin. 60 pp. 1999. University of Texas Press.
2.The Texas leaf-cutting ant and its control.
Walter et al. 1938. USDA Circular No. 494: 1-18.