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Parcoblatta virginica 5369901.jpg
Parcoblatta virginica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Family: Ectobiidae
Genus: Parcoblatta

Parcoblatta americana
Parcoblatta bolliana
Parcoblatta caudelli
Parcoblatta desertae
Parcoblatta divisa
Parcoblatta fulvescens
Parcoblatta lata
Parcoblatta notha
Parcoblatta pennsylvanica
Parcoblatta uhleriana
Parcoblatta virginica
Parcoblatta zebra

Parcoblatta is a genus of 12 species of native North American wood cockroaches.[1] The males often have wings and are drawn to lights, while the females are flightless.[1]


  1. ^ a b Eaton, Eric R.; Kaufman, Kenn (2007). Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 62. ISBN 0-618-15310-1. 

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