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Pale Woodland Cockroach - Platyzosteria (Melanozosteria) spryi

Family Blattidae

This page contains pictures and information about the Pale Woodland Cockroaches that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 15mm 
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Pictures were taken in Ford Road  Conservation Area on Sep 2010.

1. Australian Blattidae (Blattodea). VIII. The Platyzosteria group: subgenus Melanozosteria Stål - Mackerras, M.J. 1968a, Australian Journal of Zoology 16: 237-331.
2. Platyzosteria secunda (Tepper), striped arboreal cockroach - AICN, Australian Insect Common Names, CSIRO, 2004.  

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