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Platyzosteria sp? BLATTIDAE

Cockroach
Photo: Robert Whyte

This cockroach looks like (and appeared to be) one of the wingless native cockroaches that scuttle around in leaf litter.

Cockroach

It was observed while we were weeding in Walton Bridge Reserve on Saturday, 3 May 2008. We found several pictures online which seem to confirm Platyzosteria species, but nothing that could lock it down further than that.