Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Superfamily Blaberoidea

Cockroach - Ectobius lucidus - male Green Banana Cockroach - Panchlora nivea Possible brownbanded cockroach? - Blattella germanica Light brown, translucent cockroach - Parcoblatta zebra Wood Roach Sp. - Parcoblatta pennsylvanica Cockroach - Parcoblatta pennsylvanica Surinam Cockroach - Pycnoscelus surinamensis Plectoptera picta
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blaberoidea
Numbers
2 families, with >40 spp. (of which about a dozen adventive) in ~20 genera in our area(1), ~3,500 spp. in almost 400 genera worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide(2)