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Roach ? - Arenivaga

Roach ? - Arenivaga
Hondo, Medina County, Texas, USA
October 15, 2009
Size: 10 mm
Antennae as seen through the side of a plastic jar.

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Looks like Arenivaga:

Minnesota Ice Cockroach
This picture reminds me of the Minnesota Ice Man. Hard to tell much with these pics, for me anyway. The body picture looks like it might be an immature cockroach. This pic looks like a cockroach bottom side.

The antennae picture is the same roach, ventral surface and the other picture is the close up of one its legs. I thought it may be a female desert cockroach, but I found a picture on Bugguide and it looks like the antennae are strings of beads like the one in the picture. But I cannot tell for sure. Anyway I thought the antennae might be helpful in identification. It is usually very hot dry in this area, just happened to be after a rain when this one was found.

I'm fairly certain this is th
I'm fairly certain this is the genus. If you find her again, give a nice bath before the photo. She probably won't love it, but it would make an easier ID.

thanks. Alas she is gone. I w
thanks. Alas she is gone. I will keep watch for another.

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