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Noun1.Blaberus - giant cockroachesBlaberus - giant cockroaches      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Blattidae, family Blattidae - domestic cockroaches
giant cockroach - large tropical American cockroaches
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RH (1985) On the significance of pseudofemale behavior in the neotropical cockroach genera Blaberus, Archimandrita and Byrsotria.
For meeting the objective set, studies of hemocytes of representatives of Dictyoptera order were implemented: Periplaneta americana, Shelfordella tartara, Gromphadorhina portentosa, Blaberus craniifer, Nauphoeta cinerea.
Animal/location OCP [P.sub.max] Reference (mV) ([micro]W) Rat/cremaster tissue 140 0.35 [32] Rat/retroperitoneal space 270 2 [33] Rat/jugular vein 220 0.0095 [34] Rabbit/ear vein 800 0.42 [35] Lobster/hemolymph 550 160 [36] Snail/hemolymph 530 7.45 [37] Clam/hemolymph Insect 350 10 [38] (Blaberus discoidalis)/ n/a 0.07 [39] abdomen Human white blood cells/ 430 10 (nonactivated) This study in vitro 15 (activated)
In the case of some thelastomatid and oxyurid pinworms known as obligate phoretics or parasites from the hindguts of terrestrial arthropods, especially those potentially involved in the pet trade such as the Madagascar hissing cockroach, Gromphadorhina portentosa (Schaum), and some Blaberus species close to B.
They were special deluxe discoid roaches, Blaberus discoidales, sometimes known as the "False Death's Head" roach, a native of South America.
1983), the cockroach Blaberus craniifer (Leonard et al.
This is what those sacrificed to the lions in ancient Rome must have felt like: a horde of screaming spectators, anticipating the moment the victim, in this case a Blaberus discoidalis, would meet its maker.
Ultrastructural and immunohistochemical study of endocrine cells in the midgut of the cockroach Blaberus craniifer (insect, dictyoptera).
australasiae y Blaberus craniifer Burmeister, la ingestion del fasmido Bacteria sp., del Orden Orthoptera, de la chinche Pyrrocoridae Dysdircus sp., de la cigarra Fidicinoides picea Walker, asi como de las larvas y adultos de las mariposas de la familia Arctiidae que son Elysius superba (Druce), Amastus ochraceator Walker, Pelochytia cervina (Edwards), Estigmene acraea Drury y Pseudodirphia mexicana (Bouvier).
By comparison, the center of mass of the cockroach Blaberus discoidalis deviates laterally from the net axis of travel by less than 0.4 mm or 0.01 body lengths (Full & Tu 1990).