Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#631166
Possible Wood Cockroach

Possible Wood Cockroach
Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, USA
April 18, 2012
This insect was still alive. I believe the Bluebird was waiting for it to stop kicking. The predator is a wild bird. I shot this image at 550mm focal length. It is very enlarged. I did what I could to keep the grain to a minimum.

I am thinking this may be a Wood Cockroach, possibly a nymph or a female, as it resembles Parcoblatta sp.:

Click to see larger image of this male Bluebird and this prey item on my Flickr page: Bluebird

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Nice picture
I won't be able to help you with an identification- brown cockroach nymphs are difficult to nail down. But I would like to add one of the images to the cockroach info page. At the bottom there is a section on predators. The other two versions may end up in frass because they won't be identifiable, but I would like to keep this one for the depiction of predation.

Nymph.
Cockroach *nymph* of some kind.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.