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Cockroach

Scientific Name
Drymaplaneta sp.
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Taxonomy
(Blattodea: Blattidae: Polyzosteriinae: Polyzosteriini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Dorsal - Adult
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BLA15
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Caroline Harding MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Medium-sized or fairly large cockroach, colour yellowish or reddish brown or black, usually with yellow markings; third and fourth segments of maxillary palps swollen in male; vestigial tegmina lobate or subquadrilateral, forming lateral margins of mesonotum, vestigial wings absent; proventriculus and genitalia of methanine type.

References

- Mackerras, M.J. (1968). Australian Blattidae (Blattodea) IX. Revision of the Polyzosteriinae tribe Methanini, Tryonicinae, and Blattinae. Australian Journal of Zoology, 16, 511-575.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
13/04/2011 02:37 AEST
Last Updated
23/03/2014 22:53 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Cockroach (Drymaplaneta sp.) Updated on 3/23/2014 10:53:51 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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