Taxon profile


Forest Cockroach
Ectobius sylvestris Poda, 1761

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Blattodea - cockroaches »  family Ectobiidae - wood cockroaches »  genus Ectobius

Scientific synonyms

Blatta hemiptera (Fabricius, 1793)
Blatta sylvestris Poda, 1761
Ectobius discrepans (Adelung, 1917)


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Similar species

Ectobius lapponicus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Dusky Cockroach

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [402252]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Ectobius sylvestris (Poda, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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