Clear Rimmed Native Cockroach
S2, Male, ventral
Clear Rimmed Native Cockroach
S3, Male, ventral
Clear Rimmed Native Cockroach (Calolampra sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Cockroaches (Blattodea)
Family: Giant Cockroach (Blaberidae)
Species: Clear Rimmed Native Cockroach (Calolampra sp)
This Photo:     S3, Male, dorsal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills, the Riverland and elsewhere
The 1st two specimens were recorded on the same day at Ellura.
Notice the 3rd specimen (Adelaide Hills) has more transparent edges, and a black streak down the side.
All 3 specimens have different ventral patterns on their abdomen. We're not sure if these are different species or variations on the same species.
Also notice the white face markings, these are not reflections but white pigment
~21mm long

Copyright © 2016-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Nov-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.