German cockroach

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German cockroach

n.
A small, light brown cockroach (Blattella germanica) that is a common household pest. Also called Croton bug.

German cockroach

Blattella germanica, a small light brown species found as a household pest in North America and Europe.

German cockroach

A small, flightless cockroach (Blattella germanica) that is a common pest in urban areas.
Synonym: croton bug
See also: cockroach
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Identification and functional characterization of an ovarian aquaporin from the cockroach Blattella germanica L.
2004) Behavioral activity of stereoisomers and a new component of the contact sex pheromone of female German cockroach, Blattella germanica.
Hegardt, "Molecular cloning, developmental pattern and tissue expression of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase of the cockroach Blattella germanica," European Journal of Biochemistry, vol.
1989), Spatial distribution of the cockroach, Blattella germanica, in a swimming-bath facility, Entomol.
Characterization of a cDNA encoding a cytosolic peptidylprolyl cis-trans-isomerase from Blattella germanica.
Yolk hydrolase activities associated with polypeptide and oligosaccharide processing of Blattella germanica vitellin.
Distribution of faeces of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica, in a new refuge.
Cockroaches in the species Blattella germanica exhibit gregarious behavior in shelters during their resting period.
Differentially expressed genes involved in metabolic detoxification pyrethroid resistance in the Blattella germanica (Pridgeon and Liu 2003) and has been reported to be involved in the resistance of Schistosoma mansoni to praziquantel a drug used to control schistosomiasis (Pereira et al.
Brooks (1957) found that development rate of German cockroach, Blattella germanica L.