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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Generally, these are American cockroach (Periplaneta americana) and the German cockroach (Blattella germanica) as reported by Gonzalez-Domenech et al., (2012).
American cockroach: These species (Periplaneta americana) are the largest cockroach, approximately 40-60 mm long.
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.
Sutherland, "Activity rhythms in the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana," Journal of Insect Physiology, vol.
Koehler, "Biological control of the American cockroach (Orthoptera: Blattidae) with inundative releases of Tetrastichus hagenowii (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)," Journal of Economic Entomology, vol.
For competitive ELISA test, a 96-well plate was coated with American cockroach extract (10 [micro]g/mL) in carbonate-bicarbonate buffer (0.05 M, pH 9.6) overnight at 4[degrees]C.
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.

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