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Species Supella longipalpa - Brown-banded Cockroach

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blaberoidea
Family Ectobiidae
Subfamily Pseudophyllodromiinae
Genus Supella
Species longipalpa (Brown-banded Cockroach)
Explanation of Names
Supella longipalpa (Fabricius 1798)
circumtropical, of African origin(1); indoors almost worldwide
Internet References
Fact Sheet from Penn State