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Species Ectobius lucidus

Barrie Cockroach - Ectobius lucidus Tawny Cockroach? - Ectobius lucidus Ectobius slyvestris? - Ectobius lucidus - female Cockroach - Ectobius lucidus - male Parcoblatta? - Ectobius lucidus - female Bug - Ectobius lucidus Ectobius lucidus? - Ectobius lucidus - female Ectobius lucidus - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blaberoidea
Family Ectobiidae
Subfamily Ectobiinae
Genus Ectobius
Species lucidus (Ectobius lucidus)
Explanation of Names
Ectobius lucidus (Hagenbach 1822)
Pronotum normally neither entirely dark nor entirely pale, with a narrow Y-shaped yellow marking in the middle (stem forward)
Native to w./sw. Europe, adventive in our area (NY)(1) BugGuide also has photos from Ontario.
along woodland margins, on foliage of shrubs/trees, in leaf litter(2)
Life Cycle
Two year life cycle, with eggs and late-instar nymphs overwintering in leaf litter(2)
earliest record in our area: NY 1999(2)
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