oriental cockroach

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

dark brown cockroach originally from orient now nearly cosmopolitan in distribution

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Specific IgE responses have been reported to all three of the major cockroach species seen around the world--Blattella germanica, Periplaneta americana and the Oriental cockroach.
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).
Whiting (1973b), Laboratory transmission of Enterobacteriaceae by the oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis, J.
The horrified mum-to-be called her mum Suzanne Russell, 36, to double check what they had discovered, and after a quick internet search the disgusted duo confirmed they had found an oriental cockroach.