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EENY-120: Asian Cockroach, Blattella asahinai Mizukubo (Insecta: Blattodea: Blattellidae)

Figure 3. Ventral view of late stages of gravid female Asian cockroach (left), Blattella asahinai Mizukubo, and gravid female German cockroach (right), Blattella germanica (Linnaeus). Notice that the ootheca of the female Asian cockroach does not extrude as far beyond the adult's wings as the ootheca of the female German cockroach.

Credit: Dina L. Richman, University of Florida