Taxon profile


Spotted Mediterranean Cockroach
Ectobius pallidus (Olivier, 1789)

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

Scientific synonyms

Blatta pallida Olivier, 1789 o
Ectobius (Ectobius) pallidus pallidus (Olivier, 1789)
Ectobius (Ectobius) pallidus (Olivier, 1789)
Ectobius pallidus pallidus (Olivier, 1789)
Blatta livens (Turton, 1806)
Blatta livida Fabricius, 1793 nec DeGeer, 1773
Ectobius lividus (Fabricius, 1793)
Ectobius lividus minor Ramme, 1923
Ectobius pallidus minor Ramme, 1923
Ectobius (Ectobius) pallidus minor Ramme, 1923

Other names

= Tawny Cockroach


Ectobius pallidus - Spotted Mediterranean Cockroach


Author: Muséum de Toulouse

Taxon in country check-lists

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [402242]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Ectobius pallidus (Olivier, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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