Asian cockroach


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Related to Asian cockroach: Blattella germanica

A′sian cock′roach


n.
a pale brown cockroach, Blatella asahinai, native to Asia, that flies and is attracted to light.
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It is found in light tan or dark colour, is slightly leaner than the Asian cockroach and has two parallel streaks running across its back from head to wing.
Context:rap Assisted Scouting for Asian Cockroach Management in Florida Commodities Vegetables: greens (lettuces) Practices Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, traps Proposal abstract: The Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai, is an exotic invasive species first detected in Florida in 1986.
Confirmation of Asian cockroach Blatella [sic] asahinai(Blattodea: Blattelidae [sic]) introduction to Texas based on genetics, morphology, and behavior.
Two types of nocturnal predator have stood out from the rest: the cursorial (running) spiders, mainly Hibana futilis, and the Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai.
(For the Asian cockroach work, see "Asian Cockroaches Could Aid Texas Growers," Agricultural Research, January 2008, p.
The city-wide distribution of the Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai Mizukubo, was determined in Dothan, Alabama in 2008.
Using adult male specimens and characters and keys described by Mizukubo (1981) and Roth (1985, 1986), the specimens were confirmed as the Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai Mizukubo.
Until such products hit the market and prove useful, the Asian cockroach problem is bound to get worse, Brenner concludes.
In the summer of 2006, he discovered a new predator that feeds on lepidopteran eggs--the Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai.
1988), the Asian cockroach Blattella asahinai Mizukubo is now found in several southeastern states.
The technique will allow other researchers to monitor the spread of the Asian cockroach, says Carlson, who developed it with Richard J.
And if we want to put Asian cockroaches into perspective, do we really need Ted Koppel's help?.
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