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Cockroach - Arenivaga investigata - male

Cockroach - Arenivaga investigata - Male
Borrego Springs, San Diego County, California, USA
March 20, 2010
Size: 16 mm
Possibly Arenivaga?

Appeared at black light in sandy area with blooming wildflowers.

Moved from Arenivaga.

Arenivaga investigata
A friend of mine is 99% sure that this is Arenivaga investigata. He has cultured them in the past. I personally have a pair of them (the male is subadult and the female is one molt before it) that a friend in San Bernadino sent me. The size is characteristic of the species.


Male (females are wingless).

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