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Species Supella longipalpa - Brown-banded cockroach

Nymph of brown bandit cockroach? - Supella longipalpa Brown-banded cockroach - Supella longipalpa - female brown banded roach? - Supella longipalpa Supella longipalpa Supella longipalpa - female Supella longipalpa - male Supella longipalpa - male Found running from boxes that were in storage.  - Supella longipalpa
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