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Taxonomy for Blattella germanica (Linnaeus, 1767) (German Cockroach)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
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Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
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Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
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Superorder
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 373 families, 9843 genera, 86177 species
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Order
Blattodea (Latreille, 1810) (Cockroaches) - Systematics
 81 families, 1369 genera, 12885 species
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Superfamily
Blaberoidea (Saussure, 1864)
 3 families, 507 genera, 5472 species
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Family
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) (Wood cockroaches) - Systematics
 277 genera, 3245 species
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Subfamily
Blattellinae (Karny, 1908)
 155 genera, 1534 species
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Genus
Blattella (Caudell, 1903)
 92 species
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Species
germanica (Linnaeus, 1767) (German Cockroach)
 0 subspecies
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Blattella germanica
Common namesGerman Cockroach, Crotonbug
German namesDeutsche Schabe, Hausschabe, Küchenschabe, Schwabenkäfer
Dutch namesDuitse kakkerlak
Danish namesTysk kakerlak
Finnish namesRussakka, Saksantorakka
Swedish namesTysk kackerlacka
French namesBlatte germanique
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1767
Eco zoneTerrestrial
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain), Ireland), Germany, Scandinavia (Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Benelux (Netherlands)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Central Europe (Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia)
Asia
Far East (Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore), East Asia (China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea (South Korea))), South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia))
Caucasus
Georgia, Azerbaijan
Russia
Oceania
Australasia
Australia (Tasmania, East Australia (New South Wales, Victoria), Northern Territory, South Australia)
Melanesia
New Caledonia
Polynesia
New Zealand, Hawaii, French Polynesia
Africa
East Africa
Tanzania, Kenya, Indian Ocean islands (Madagascar), Zimbabwe
Central Africa
Cameroon, Congo
Southern Africa
Swaziland, Republic South Africa
America
South America
Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador (Galápagos (Galápagos Islands))
North America
Mexico, USA (Florida, Louisiana, California, Montana, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Alabama, New York, Virginia, Iowa, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Nebraska, South Dakota, Delaware, Vermont, North Dakota), Canada (Alberta, Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland and Labrador)
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Greater Antilles (Puerto Rico), Lesser Antilles (Leeward Islands (Guadeloupe))), Saint Barthélemy)
Antarctica


Ecozones: Nearctic

CountriesAfghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesBlattella germanica in bie.ala.org.au
Blattella germanica in faunaeur.org
Blattella germanica in insectidentification.org
Blattella germanica in itis.gov
Blattella germanica in dyntaxa.se
Blattella germanica in Wikipedia (English)

Blattella germanica (German Cockroach, Crotonbug)

Synonyms
Blatta asiatica (Pallas, 1773)
Blatta bivittata (Serville, 1839)
Blatta daunca (Laxmann, 1769)
Blatta daurica (Laxmann, 1769)
Blatta germanica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Blatta obliquata (Daldorf, 1794)
Blatta transfuga (Brünnich, 1763)
Blattella asiatica (Pallas, 1773)
Blattella bivittata (Serville, 1839)
Blattella daurica (Laxmann, 1769)
Blattella germanica (Karny, 1908)
Blattella germanica shuguroffi (Karny, 1908)
Blattella niitakana (Shiraki, 1931)
Blattella obliquata (Daldorf, 1794)
Blattella shuguroffi (Karny, 1908)
Blattella transfuga (Brünnich, 1763)
Eublattella cuneivittata (Hanitsch, 1925)
Ischnoptera paralella (Tepper, 1893)
Ischnoptera parallela (Princis, 1969)
Ischnoptera parallela () (- Unjustified Emendation By Roth, See Roach & Rent, 1998)
Phyllodromia cuneivittata (Hanitsch, 1925)
Phyllodromia magna (Tepper, 1895)
Phyllodromia niitakana (Shiraki, 1931)
Phyllodromia nutakana (Shiraki, 1931)
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderPolyneoptera
OrderBlattodea
Cockroaches, Termites, Cockroachs, Cockroaches and Termites
SuperfamilyBlaberoidea
FamilyBlattellidae
Wood cockroaches, German cockroaches, German Cockroach
SubfamilyBlattellinae
GenusBlattella
Blattella germanica
German Cockroach, Crotonbug
AuthorLinnaeus, 1767
 
Synonyms
Blatta asiatica
Blatta bivittata
Blatta daunca
Blatta daurica
Blatta germanica
Blatta obliquata
Blatta transfuga
Blattella asiatica
Blattella bivittata
Blattella daurica
Blattella germanica
Blattella germanica shuguroffi
Blattella niitakana
Blattella obliquata
Blattella shuguroffi
Blattella transfuga
Eublattella cuneivittata
Ischnoptera paralella
Ischnoptera parallela
Ischnoptera parallela ()
Phyllodromia cuneivittata
Phyllodromia magna
Phyllodromia niitakana
Phyllodromia nutakana

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