Observations in the Species: Blatta orientalis
English Name: Common Cockroach or Oriental Cockroach
By: Nichola Heading
Observed on: 2nd January 2013
Added to iSpot: 2nd January 2013
Initial ID: ?Cockroach
Description: I found this pale green insect on the kitchen table having dismantled my xmas wreath of holly and ivy so assume it came out of that. It was suggested it might be a cockroach of some sort.It has 6 serrated legs, 2 antenae flat wings folded down and is quite quiet - it doesn't seem to want to run away.
Observed on: 27th February 2012
Added to iSpot: 27th February 2012
Description: About 1 inch long and dark brown. Wings covering half the body (making it a male?). Found in my work building.