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Face Mostly Pale - Blattella asahinai

Face Mostly Pale - Blattella asahinai
Russ Pitman Park, Bellaire, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
July 23, 2011
Size: ~12 mm to wingtips
came to uv light. There were many flying around that looked superficially like this one, the only one I collected. I don't know for sure if this one flew.

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Face Mostly Pale - Blattella asahinai Face - Blattella asahinai Face  - Blattella asahinai

Moved from Field Cockroach.

I highly doubt that this is B. vaga. They usually don't look slender as the specimen pictured above, and the pronotum marking matches with B. asahinai than B. vaga.

I missed this series when you initially posted it- thanks for bringing it to my attention. Texas is the meeting point for the Asian Cockroaches that are spreading westward along I-10 and the Field Cockroaches that are moving westward. Both are easily distinguished from German cockroaches by their ability to fly and reproduce outdoors. Nice images!

Moved from Cockroaches and Termites.

Thanks, John. Somehow I misse
Thanks, John. Somehow I missed your comment till now.

Moved from Blattella.