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Species Blattella asahinai - Asian Cockroach

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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
see Choate et al., p.7
native to E. & S. Asia, adventive in NA (so. US)(1)
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