Mitchell's Diurnal Cockroach
Nymph, dorsal
Murray Mallee Region
Mitchell's Diurnal Cockroach
Nymph, close up
Mitchell's Diurnal Cockroach (Polyzosteria mitchelli)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Cockroaches (Blattodea)
Family: Cockroach (Blattidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Mitchell's Diurnal Cockroach (Polyzosteria mitchelli)
This Photo:     🔍Nymph, profile🔎

Thank you Djari Sabutaro (sabutaro) for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
~10mm Nymph.
Another large cockroach in adult form. Very bright yellow stripes.
This was found by the Bioblitz team at Yookamurra Sanctuary.
Found one in May.

Copyright © 2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-May-2023
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.