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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Supella longipalpa - Brown-banded cockroach

Early instar roach - Supella longipalpa Supella longipalpa Supella longipalpa Brown-banded Cockroach nymph - Supella longipalpa Supella longipalpa - male Found running from boxes that were in storage.  - Supella longipalpa Supella longipalpa - male Supella longipalpa - female
Classification
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)
Range
circumtropical, of African origin(1); indoors almost worldwide
Internet References
Fact Sheet from Penn State