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Species Blattella asahinai - Asian Cockroach

Nasty little thing - Blattella asahinai Face - Blattella asahinai German Cockroach? - Blattella asahinai Cockroach - Blattella asahinai Blattella asahinai Blattella asahinai Blattella asahinai - female German cockroach? - Blattella asahinai
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
Species asahinai (Asian Cockroach)
Explanation of Names
Blattella asahinai Mizukubo 1981
Identification
see Choate et al., p.7
Range
native to E. & S. Asia, adventive in NA (so. US)(1)
Habitat
Leaf litter