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
Blatta hemialata (Gistel, 1856)
Blatta imperator (Westwood, 1858)
Blatta lucifuga Poda, 1761
Blatta secunda (Schaeffer, 1769)


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Blatta orientalis Linnaeus, 1758]
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 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

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.

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)