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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


Species Supella longipalpa - Brown-banded cockroach

Nymph of brown bandit cockroach? - Supella longipalpa Early instar roach - Supella longipalpa brown banded - Supella longipalpa brown banded roach? - Supella longipalpa Brown-banded Cockroach - Supella longipalpa - female Brown-banded Cockroach nymph - Supella longipalpa Family portrait! - Supella longipalpa Supella longipalpa - female
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