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Bush Cockroach

Scientific Name
Ellipsidion australe
Scientific Author
Saussure, 1863
Taxonomy
(Blattodea: Blattellidae: Pseudophyllodromiinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Ventral - Adult
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BLA7
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Caroline Harding MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

About 9-13 mm long. Tegmina ochraeous-tawny with veins and veinlets finely buffy, which are thick and conspicuous; rarely tegmina uniformly ochraeous-tawny. Black proximal and apical markings of tegmina not extensive but usually conspicuous. Limbs usually black; caudal femora alone ochraceous-tawny with immediate apices black. Pronotal marking black, always solid and transverse, and usually confined to the disk.

References

- Hebard, M. (1943). Australian Blattidae of the subfamilies Chorisoneurinae and Ectobiinae (Orthoptera). Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 129 pp.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
13/04/2011 02:22 AEST
Last Updated
30/03/2014 21:30 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Bush Cockroach (Ellipsidion australe) Updated on 3/30/2014 9:30:23 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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