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Temperature-Dependent Demography of Supella longipalpa (Blattodea: Blattellidae)

Toxicity of Turmeric Extracts to the Termite Reticulitermes flavipes (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae)

Population Genetic Structure of the German Cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae) in Apartment Buildings

Developmental Stages and Castes of Two Sympatric Subterranean Termites Macrotermes gilvus and Macrotermes carbonarius (Blattodea: Termitidae)

Molecular Cloning of Five β-Glucosidases From Four Species of Higher Termites (Blattodea: Termitidae)

Mechanisms Underlying Fipronil Resistance in a Multiresistant Field Strain of the German Cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae)

Molecular Detection of Knockdown Resistance (kdr) in Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Blattellidae) From Northwestern Iran

Temperature and the Ventilatory Response to Hypoxia in Gromphadorhina portentosa (Blattodea: Blaberidae)

Naturalization and Control of Coptotermes gestroi (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae) in a Taiwanese Forest

A Laboratory Maintenance Regime for a Fungus-Growing Termite Macrotermes gilvus (Blattodea: Termitidae)

Differential Expression of Hemolymph Proteins Between Susceptible and Insecticide-Resistant Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Blattellidae)

Conjugation-Mediated Transfer of Antibiotic-Resistance Plasmids Between Enterobacteriaceae in the Digestive Tract of Blaberus craniifer (Blattodea: Blaberidae)

Polymorphic Microsatellite Loci From an Indigenous Asian Fungus-Growing Termite, Macrotermes gilvus (Blattodea: Termitidae) and Cross Amplification in Related Taxa

Prevalence of a Koinobiont Endoparasitoid Misotermes mindeni (Diptera: Phoridae) in Colonies of the Fungus-Growing Termite Macrotermes gilvus (Blattodea: Termitidae) in Malaysia

Feeding Response of Subterranean Termites Coptotermes curvignathus and Coptotermes gestroi (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae) to Baits Supplemented With Sugars, Amino Acids, and Cassava

Wood Preference of Reticulitermes virginicus (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae) Using No-, Two-, and Four-Choice Designs and Seven Different Measures of Wood Consumption

Investigation of Age Polyethism in Food Processing of the Fungus-Growing Termite Odontotermes formosanus (Blattodea: Termitidae) Using a Laboratory Artificial Rearing System


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; phylum Arthropoda, class Insecta)

Order of medium to large, exopterygote insects in which the fore wings are modified as rather strongly sclerotized tegmina. Wings are absent in some groups. The legs are gressorial, and the body is dorsoventrally compressed. Auditory organs are absent. Females have a small, concealed ovipositor, and eggs are laid in an ootheca. Most cockroaches are nocturnal, and during the day are usually found hiding in crevices. Burrowing and cave-dwelling species are known, and some species are even amphibious. Cockroaches may be adapted to desert conditions, or live in tropical rain forest. It is thought that most cockroaches are omnivorous. Of the approximately 3500 species known, some are of economic importance as domestic pests.

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