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Genus Cryptocercus

Brown-hooded Cockroach - Cryptocercus garciai Brown-hooded Cockroach - Cryptocercus garciai roach or rove beetle? - Cryptocercus punctulatus this doesnt belong here in Oregon does it? - Cryptocercus clevelandi Cryptocercus punctulatus-ventral view - Cryptocercus punctulatus Cryptocercus punctulatus Cryptocercus punctulatus Cryptocercus darwini
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blattoidea
Family Cryptocercidae (Brown-hooded Cockroaches)
Genus Cryptocercus
Numbers
5 spp. in our area and 7 spp. in e. Asia (12 spp. total)(1)
Range
holarctic, most diverse in China(1); in our area, 4 spp. in the Appalachians (INCOMPLETE map) and 1 sp. in the Coastal and Cascade Mountain ranges (nw. US)(2)(3)(4)
Habitat
temperate forests(2)
Food
wood(2)