order Blattodea cockroach, (order Blattodea), also called roach, any of about 4,600 species of insects that are among the most primitive living winged insects, appearing today much like they do in fossils that are more than 320 million years old.
What is the biological name of cockroach?
Blattodea Blattodea / Scientific name
What is a female cockroach called?
3 millimeter cockroach nymph. Female Periplaneta fuliginosa with ootheca.
What are large cockroaches called?
Large cockroaches encompass a variety of species that are commonly known as American roaches, palmetto bugs, and Australian, brown, and smoky brown roaches. Adult roaches are up to 1 inch long and generally rest in the daytime. After dark, they come out of hiding to mate and forage for food.
What is the largest cockroach?
Megaloblatta longipennis The world’s largest winged cockroach is Megaloblatta longipennis found in Peru, Ecuador and Panama. A preserved female in the collection of Akira Yokokura of Yamagata, Japan, measures 97 mm (3.8 in) in length and 45 mm (1.75 in) across.