Blatta orientalis | definition of Blatta orientalis by Medical dictionary
oriental cockroach (redirected from Blatta orientalis)
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A large cockroach (Blatta orientalis) that prefers dark, moist places and is often be found around decaying organic matter, and in sewers, drains, and damp basements Synonym: waterbug
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is a dark or brownish-coloured, medium- sized cockroach which favours living in domestic houses.
Whiting (1973a), Aerobic bacteria occurring in the hind-gut of the cockroach, Blatta orientalis
Cold-tolerance of the oriental cockroach Blatta orientalis