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Species Periplaneta australasiae - Australian Cockroach

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blattoidea
Family Blattidae
Genus Periplaneta
Species australasiae (Australian Cockroach)
Explanation of Names
Periplaneta australasiae (Fabricius 1775)
23–35 mm
Adult has pronotum outlined in yellow with black/brown center marking ("sideways 8"). Differs from other Periplaneta spp. in having a yellow vitta along basal outside edge of forewing:

Immatures are considerably more ornate than in other congeners found in our area:
circumtropical, of African origin(1)
A nocturnal species that favours tropical and subtropical climates.
Internet References
Fact sheet (Jiang & Kaufman 2015)(2)