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Genus Blattella

Asian cockroach - Blattella asahinai German Cockroach - Blattella germanica - female Unknown cockroach and nymph. - Blattella germanica ? - Blattella asahinai Insect found in kitchen - Blattella germanica Blattella germanica Mojave-30 - Blattella vaga Cockroach - Blattella vaga
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blaberoidea
Family Ectobiidae
Subfamily Blattellinae
Genus Blattella
Explanation of Names
Blattella Caudell 1903
'little Blatta'
Numbers
3 spp. (all adventive) in our area, >50 spp. total(1)
Identification
among our spp.,
B. germanica:

B. asahinai has a more slender body and more grey tones to its wing color. The pronotum colors more contrasting than in B. germanica, and the lateral edges of the abdomen are pale:

B. vaga, unlike B. germanica, is not afraid of light, flies readily, and has dark frons: