Blattella


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Blattella

(bla-tel'ă),
A genus of cockroaches, (family Blattidae) that includes Blattella germanica, the German cockroach or croton bug, probably the most familiar and widespread of the cockroaches.
[L. blatta, cockroach]
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2004) Behavioral activity of stereoisomers and a new component of the contact sex pheromone of female German cockroach, Blattella germanica.
Hegardt, "3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme-A synthase from Blattella germanica.
Resistencia a deltametrina de cepas de Blattella germanica (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) en la ciudad de Cali, Colombia.
Allotey J, Mpuchane S, Gashe BA, Simpanya M and I Matsheka Trapping of Blattella germanica (L) populations in human dwellings in Gaborone, Botswana.
Cases of reversion of insecticide resistance owing to its withdrawal of selection pressure were earlier reported in organophosphate resistant strain of Culex pipiens pallens (18), pyrethroid resistance in Blattella germanica (19), Bacillus thuringiensis resistance in Plutella xylostella (20) and pyriproxyfen resistance in Bemisia tabaci (21).
The American cockroach, Periplaneta americana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Blattidae), is the largest of the house-infesting roaches, while the German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Linnaeus, 1767) (Blattellidae), is smaller.
vittiventris cockroaches are easily confused with Blattella germanica (Linnaeus) (the German or croton cockroach), which is probably the most important cockroach pest worldwide (1,9).
The city-wide distribution of the Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai Mizukubo, was determined in Dothan, Alabama in 2008.
The finding was made by scientists in the US studying one of the most common, and most hated types of cockroach - the blattella germanica, or German cockroach.
Tienen fama de ser tontas y carentes de gracia, pero su metodo de enamorar posee algun encanto: los machos de la especie Blattella germanica, por ejemplo, se lanzan sobre sus congeneres moviendo las antenas.