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roach or rove beetle? - Cryptocercus punctulatus

roach or rove beetle? - Cryptocercus punctulatus
Apollo, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA
May 15, 2010
Size: approx. 1 inch
Found this little fellow while walking alound the river this evening. At first I though it was a roach, but while cropping the photos I thought maybe rove beetle.

Images of this individual: tag all
roach or rove beetle? - Cryptocercus punctulatus roach or rove beetle? - Cryptocercus punctulatus

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

It's a Roach.

roach, Cryptocercus punctulatus -- nice find indeed!
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Seems that I am on the wrong
Seems that I am on the wrong side of the country for the country for this one. Would parcoblatta be a better guess.

 
no it wouldn't -- yours doesn't look like Parcoblatta at all
there are 4 eastern Cryptocercus spp.

 
Thought cryptocercus was a we
Thought cryptocercus was a western species.I hope this is,I didn't notice images for pa.

 
Cryptocercus [capital C!!] includes one western species, yes
"images for PA" -- you're right, there wasn't any; means nothing, though: it's a rather uncommon roach, so your contribution is really appreciated