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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Evaluation of Aprostocetus hagenowii (Hymnoptera: Eulophidae) for the control of American cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattidae) in sewers and crevices around buildings.
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.
Laboratory evaluation of the pathogenicity of three isolates of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuillemin on the American cockroach (Periplaneta americana).
Zhukovskaya, "Circadian rhythm of sex pheromone perception in the male American cockroach, Periplaneta americana L," Journal of Insect Physiology, vol.
Lee, "Evaluation of Aprostocetus hagenowii (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) for the control of American cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattidae) in sewers and crevices around buildings," Journal of Economic Entomology, vol.
Chew, "Identification and characterization of Per a 2, the Bla g 2 allergen homologue from American cockroach (Periplaneta americana)," Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol.
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).
Scientists at the National Research Institute of Italy measured how the American cockroach (Periplaneta americana) responded to a threat stimulus.
Key Words: German cockroach, American cockroach, insecticides, low toxic, soap, toxicity, fatty acid salts
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.
Event: 100mFavourite: Collared lizardHuman record: 9.78seconds Rivals: Cheetah, American roadrunner, American cockroach, Australian tiger beetle and walking catfish.
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