Periplaneta


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Periplaneta

(per'i-pla-nē'tă),
A genus of large cockroaches including several cosmopolitan household pests found wherever food is available, especially in moist protected areas. Periplaneta americana (American cockroach), a very large brownish-chestnut species, 30-40 mm long, is probably native to Africa but now universally distributed; Periplaneta fuliginosa (the smoky-brown cockroach) is a common household pest in the eastern and southeastern U.S.
[peri- + G. planētēs, a roamer]

Periplaneta

/Per·i·pla·ne·ta/ (-plah-ne´tah) a genus of roaches, including P. america´na, the American cockroach, and P. australa´siae, the Australian cockroach.

Periplaneta

(per?i-pla-net'a) [L. periplaneta, fr peri- + Gr. planetes, wanderer]
A genus of large cockroaches (order Orthoptera). See: cockroach

Periplaneta americana

See: American cockroach

Periplaneta australasiae

See: Australian cockroach
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For meeting the objective set, studies of hemocytes of representatives of Dictyoptera order were implemented: Periplaneta americana, Shelfordella tartara, Gromphadorhina portentosa, Blaberus craniifer, Nauphoeta cinerea.
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Rutgers University insect biologists Jessica Ware and Dominic Evangelista said the species Periplaneta japonica is well documented in Asia, but was never confirmed in the United States until now.
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Cytopathological and numerical changes in haemocytes of Periplaneta americana after treatment with malathion.