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Drab Cochroach

Scientific Name
Megamareta phaneropyga
Scientific Author
(Chopard,1924)
Taxonomy
(Blattodea: Blattellidae: Pseudophyllodromiinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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BLA9
Source
Caroline Harding MPI
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Pale brown and almost transparent, about 18 mm long; similar to German cockroach except it does not have the dark bars on its thorax.

References

- Rentz, D.C.F. (1996). Grasshopper country: the abundant orthopteroid insects of Australia. University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, 284 pp.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
13/04/2011 02:24 AEST
Last Updated
11/04/2014 03:03 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Drab Cochroach (Megamareta phaneropyga) Updated on 4/11/2014 3:03:51 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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