Periplaneta americana


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Related to Periplaneta americana: Blattella germanica
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Noun1.Periplaneta americana - large reddish brown free-flying cockroach originally from southern United States but now widely distributedPeriplaneta americana - 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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Biological characteristics of Evania appendigaster (L.) (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae) in different densities of Periplaneta americana (L.) oothecae (Blattodea: Blattidae).
Periplaneta americana (cockroach) are the carriers of all sorts of pathogens and pose great public health risks.
Lucanas said an adult Tagaloblatta kasaysayan is only about 5 millimeters long, or less than a fourth of the size of the common household cockroach (Periplaneta americana).
American cockroach: These species (Periplaneta americana) are the largest cockroach, approximately 40-60 mm long.
These are just a couple of the creepy findings from a UC Berkeley study of how American cockroaches (Periplaneta americana) penetrate the tightest joints and seams in less than a second.
Perhaps the most recognized is the misnamed American cockroach Periplaneta americana (L.), which originated in Africa, and is now found nearly everywhere on the planet.
Determination of membrane reserve of Periplaneta americana and Blaberus craniifer's hemocytes and study of hyposmotic load's influence on cell volume.
muricata contra Blatella germanica Linnaeus, 1767 (Blattellidae) (ALALI et al., 1998) e Periplaneta americana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Blattidae) (ROBLEDO-REYES et al., 2008).
Male last-instar nymphs of Periplaneta americana L.