American cockroach

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Related to American cockroach: German cockroach, oriental cockroach
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Synonyms for American cockroach

large reddish brown free-flying cockroach originally from southern United States but now widely distributed

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The American cockroach presents some of the same challenges, with the added difficulty of being considerably smaller.
Abstract: Two local and three imported entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) were tested for control of the American cockroach (Periplaneta americana) and the German cockroach (Blattella germanica).
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In 2003, two murine hybridomas, clones 3C2 and 38G6, secreting specific monoclonal antibodies (MAb) to allergens derived from the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, were produced in our laboratory (Sookrung et al.
However, thorough as ever, we checked it out, and it was in fact the common American cockroach, or the Periplaneta Americana, as all you entomologists know it.
78seconds Rivals: Cheetah, American roadrunner, American cockroach, Australian tiger beetle and walking catfish.
The most common cockroach species in the United States are the American cockroach (Periplaneta americana), the German cockroach (Blattella germanica), and the Oriental cockroach (Blatta orientalis).
A comparison of behavioral alterations in the brown cockroach, Periplaneta brunnea, and the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, infected with the acanthocephalan, Moniliformis moniliformis.
A close look at some 4-inch-long Costa Rican cousins of the American cockroach may make you find their Western counterparts less upsetting.
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