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Species Eurycotis lixa

Eurycotis lixa - male - female Eurycotis lixa - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blattoidea
Family Blattidae
Genus Eurycotis
Species lixa (Eurycotis lixa)
Explanation of Names
Eurycotis lixa Rehn 1930
native to Jamaica, adventive in FL(1)
earliest NA record: FL 1952
Print References
Gurney A.B. (1959) New records of Orthoptera and Dermaptera from the United States. Florida Entomologist 42: 75-80 (Full text)