Orthopteroid Insects
Cockroach Biology
Australian Cockroach
Common Methana
U-marked Methana
Pale Woodland  Cockroach
Oval Woodland Cockroach
Black Woodland Cockroach
Reddish-brown Cockroach
White-tailed Cockroach
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Balta Cockroach 1
Balta Cockroach 2
Balta Cockroach 3
Orange-brown Cockroach
Shelford's Cockroach
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Mottled Cockroach
Wood Cockroach


Mottled Cockroach - Molytria inquinata

Family Blaberidae

This page contains pictures and information about the Mottled Cockroaches that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 20mm
This cockroach hide under the ground surface during the day, emerge to feed after dark.  
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We found this cockroach on the lawn in our backyard on Oct 2011.

1. Grasshopper Country - the Abundant Orthopteroid Insects of Australia, D Rentz, UNSW Press, 1996, p211, plate360.


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