giant cockroach

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Noun1.giant cockroach - large tropical American cockroaches
cockroach, roach - any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
Blaberus, genus Blaberus - giant cockroaches
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Miscellaneous potential food sources, some of which served as controls for the potential natural diets, were: sooty mold (Fumagospora sp.; Capnodiaceae) growing on leaves of hackberry, Celtis occidentalis (Cannabaceae); freshly killed Surinam cockroaches, Pycnoscelus surinamensis (L.) (Blattodea: Blaberidae); pieces of freshly killed earthworm, Eisenia sp.
Bhakdeenuan et al., "Repellent activity of essential oils against cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattidae, Blattellidae, and Blaberidae) in Thailand," Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, vol.
Sex-specific food preferences in the Madagascar hissing cockroach Gromphadorhina portentosa (Dictyoptera: Blaberidae).
Los ordenes de macroinvertebrados acuaticos registrados en el riachuelo fueron Trichoptera, dominado por Leptoceridae, Hydropsychidae y Phylopotamidae, Plecoptera (Perlidae), Coleoptera (Elmidae), Ephemeroptera (Baetidae), Diptera (Tipulidae), Dyctioptera (Blaberidae) y Decapoda (Pseudothelphusidae).
The evolution of soilburrowing cockroaches (Blattaria: Blaberidae) from wood-burrowing ancestors following an invasion of the latter from Asia into Australia.
Individuals were fed ad libitum with juvenile cockroaches (Blaptica dubia, Blattaria, Blaberidae) and mealworms (larval Tenebrio sp., Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae).