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

Figure 6. Late instar German (left), Blattella germanica (Linnaeus), and Asian (right), Blattella asahinai Mizukubo, cockroaches, dorsal view. Spots along the midsection of the Asian cockroach appear white, while those areas are lightly pigmented in the German cockroach. Asian cockroach nymphs are also smaller than German cockroach nymphs.

Credit: Dina L. Richman, University of Florida