Taxon profile


Oriental Cockroach
Blatta orientalis Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Blattodea - cockroaches »  family Blattidae »  genus Blatta

Scientific synonyms

Blatta badia Saussure, 1863
Blatta castanea (Blanchard, 1851)
Blatta culinaris DeGeer, 1773
Blatta europaea Bartsch, 1846
Blatta europea (Bartsch, 1846)
Blatta ferruginea Thunberg, 1810
Stylopyga orientalis gracilis Adelung, 1903
Blatta hemialata (Gistel, 1856)
Pulex imperator Westwood, 1858
Blatta imperator (Westwood, 1858)


Blatta orientalis - Oriental Cockroach

Author: Achim Raschka

Blatta orientalis - Oriental Cockroach


Author: Ondřej Machač

Blatta orientalis - Oriental Cockroach

Author: Hana Demlová

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Intertaxon relationships

Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Blatta orientalis]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Blatta_orientalis]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Blatta orientalis Linnaeus]
Data retrieved on: 12 October 2017
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [402078]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Blatta orientalis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Blatta orientalis Linnaeus, 1758]
EN Šefrová H., Laštůvka Z. (2005): Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic, Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., LIII, No. 4, pp. 151-170 [as Blatta orientalis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 December 2018

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Names (not confirmed) - 1


i species introduced to area described by check-list

s synantropic species (In area described by check-list dependent on human)