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.
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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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Ovarian AQP--specifically PRIP subfamily members--is expressed in the cockroach Blattella germanica (BgAQP1, Herraiz et al., 2011) and the mosquito Anopheles gambiae (AgAQP1, Liu et al., 2011).
(1974) Sex pheromone of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.), responsible for male wing-raising: 3,11-Dimethyl-2-nonacosanone.
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Resistencia a deltametrina de cepas de Blattella germanica (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) en la ciudad de Cali, Colombia.
[12.] Allotey J, Mpuchane S, Gashe BA, Simpanya M and I Matsheka Trapping of Blattella germanica (L) populations in human dwellings in Gaborone, Botswana.
Resumen: Se probaron dos nematodos entomopatogenicos locales y tres importados (EPNs) para controlar la cucaracha americana (Periplaneta americana) y la cucaracha alemana (Blattella germanica).
Biochemical characterization of insecticide resistance in the German cockroach (Blattella germanica) from Malaysia.
Carriage by the German cockroach (Blattella germanica) of multiple-antibiotic-resistant bacteria that are potentially pathogenic to humans, in hospitals and households in Tripoli, Libya.