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Genus Periplaneta

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Blattodea - Cockroaches and Termites
Superfamily Blattoidea
Family Blattidae
Subfamily Blattinae
Genus Periplaneta

Species americana - American Cockroach
Species australasiae - Australian Cockroach
Species brunnea - Brown Cockroach
Species fuliginosa - Smoky Brown Cockroach
Species japonica - Periplaneta japonica