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Periplaneta americana  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 102406

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): American cockroach [English]
 
    blatte américaine [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderPolyneoptera   
                               OrderBlattodea  – cockroaches, termites  
                                  SuperfamilyBlattoidea   
                                     FamilyBlattidae  – American cockroaches, oriental cockroaches  
                                        SubfamilyBlattinae   
                                           GenusPeriplaneta Burmeister, 1838  
                                              SpeciesPeriplaneta americana (Linnaeus, 1758) – American cockroach, blatte américaine  
       

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  Source: Common names of Insects in Canada, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: Entomological Society of Canada / société d'entomologie du Canada   
  Reference for: American cockroach[English], blatte américaine [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Periplaneta americana   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Atkinson, Thomas H., Philip G. Koehler, and Richard S. Patterson  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog and Atlas of the Cockroaches of North America North of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Miscellaneous Publications of the Entomological Society of America, no. 78   
  Page(s): 1-85   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0071-0717   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Periplaneta americana   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nishida, Gordon M., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title: Hawaiian Terrestrial Arthropod Checklist   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bishop Museum Technical Report, no. MS-092192   
  Page(s): viii + 262   
  Publisher: Bishop Museum Press   
  Publication Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-930-897-80-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Periplaneta americana   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poole, Robert W., and Patricia Gentili, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Blattodea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America: vol. 4: Non-Holometabolous Orders   
  Page(s): 31-39   
  Publisher: Entomological Information Services   
  Publication Place: Rockville, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-889002-04-6   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Periplaneta americana   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Australia  
    Caribbean  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    Oceania  
    South America  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Introduced  
    Central Pacific Territories, Introduced  
    Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
 

 

   

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