[ pˌɛɹɪplˈanɛtəɹ ɐmˌɛɹɪkˈɑːnə], [ pˌɛɹɪplˈanɛtəɹ ɐmˌɛɹɪkˈɑːnə], [ p_ˌɛ_ɹ_ɪ_p_l_ˈa_n_ɛ_t_ə_ɹ ɐ_m_ˌɛ_ɹ_ɪ_k_ˈɑː_n_ə]
How to use "Periplaneta americana" in context?
Periplaneta Americana is a tiny, invertebrate-like creature that lives in the United States. It's the only known species of water scorpion in the world.
Periplaneta Americana was first discovered in 1776 near the current Virginia-North Carolina border. It's often seen swimming in water droplets or perched on a plant or animal. The species can measure only a few inches in length and has a slender body.
Periplaneta Americana is unusual because it has both a tail and a stinger on its tail.
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