Taxon profile


Australian Cockroach
Periplaneta australasiae (Fabricius, 1775)

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

Scientific synonyms

Blatta aurantiaca Stoll, 1813
Blatta australasiae Fabricius, 1775
Blatta domingensis Palisot de Beauvois, 1805
Periplaneta emittens Walker, 1871
Periplaneta repanda Walker, 1868
Periplaneta subcincta Walker, 1868
Periplaneta zonata Haan, 1842
Polyzosteria subornata Walker, 1871
Periplaneta australasia (Fabricius, 1775) (misspelling) m


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Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Periplaneta australasiae (Fabricius, 1775)]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [402076]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Periplaneta australasiae (Fabricius, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Periplaneta australasiae]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Periplaneta_australasiae]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Periplaneta australasiae (Fabricius)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016

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i species introduced to area described by check-list

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