American cockroach


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Related to American cockroach: German cockroach, oriental cockroach
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Noun1.American cockroach - large reddish brown free-flying cockroach originally from southern United States but now widely distributedAmerican cockroach - large reddish brown free-flying cockroach originally from southern United States but now widely distributed
cockroach, roach - any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
genus Periplaneta, Periplaneta - cosmopolitan genus of large cockroaches
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They prefer a habitat similar to American cockroach.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Biologists reproduced American cockroach features in a squishy robot that can run even when flattened: ideal for search and rescue.
In particular, the ministry discovered that the American cockroach - one of the three main species found in Bahrain - was developing an immunity to its pesticides.
For example, the standard models for teaching and learning insect anatomy are the American cockroach (Periplaneta americana) and the lubber grasshopper (Romalea microptera).
Extracts of ground-up brain and other nerve tissue from the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, and desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria, killed more than 90 percent of a type of E.
Control of American cockroach (Periplaneta Americana) and German cockroach (Blattella Germanica) by entomopathogenic nematodes.
Scientists at the National Research Institute of Italy measured how the American cockroach (Periplaneta americana) responded to a threat stimulus.

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