What is another word for Periplaneta Australasiae?

7 synonyms found


[ pˌɛɹɪplˈanɛtəɹ ˌɒstɹɐlˈe͡ɪsɪˌiː], [ pˌɛɹɪplˈanɛtəɹ ˌɒstɹɐlˈe‍ɪsɪˌiː], [ p_ˌɛ_ɹ_ɪ_p_l_ˈa_n_ɛ_t_ə_ɹ ˌɒ_s_t_ɹ_ɐ_l_ˈeɪ_s_ɪ__ˌiː]

Periplaneta Australasiae, commonly known as the Australian cockroach, is a species of cockroach found in Australia, Asia, and the Pacific region. This species of cockroach can also be referred to as the Pacific beetle cockroach, the Queensland cockroach, or the Oriental cockroach. It is one of the largest cockroaches in Australia and is often mistaken for the American cockroach due to their similar appearance. The Australian cockroach prefers warm and humid environments and is commonly found in kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. It is known to feed on a variety of organic matter and can also be a nuisance in homes and businesses.

Related words: Australian cockroach, southern house roach, American cockroach, Madagascar hissing cockroach, Pacific beetle cockroach

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    Synonyms for Periplaneta australasiae:

    How to use "Periplaneta australasiae" in context?

    Periplaneta Australasiae is a type of very small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Neritidae.

    This species is endemic to Australia and occurs in:

    Native to the wet tropics of Australia.

    Occurs in leaf litter, sand and gravel forests, disturbed habitats, and gardens.

    "Periplaneta Australasiae" males are identified by the presence of two sculpturing ridges on their cerci.

    Ornamentation on the valves varies and may be richly coloured.

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