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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Ectobiinae

What roach ? - Ectobius pallidus wood cockroach? - Ectobius pallidus Phyllodromica trivittata in Benicia, CA - Luridiblatta trivittata Dusky Cockroach - Ectobius lapponicus Cockroach sp. - Ectobius lapponicus spotted mediterranean cockroach - Ectobius pallidus - female Need Help Identifying  - Ectobius lapponicus cockroach nymph - Ectobius
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blaberoidea
Family Ectobiidae
Subfamily Ectobiinae
5 spp. in 2 genera in our area (all adventive), ~260 spp. in 9 genera worldwide(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Beccaloni G.W. (2007-) Cockroach species file online. Version 5.0
2.California plant pest & disease report, Vol. 25 (Jan 2008 through Dec 2009)
Gaimari S., O’Donnell M., eds. 2011. California Department of Food & Agriculture, Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch. 108 pp.