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Loboptera decipiens  (Germar, 1817)
Main synonym = Blatta decipiens    Germar, 1817
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Blattodea / Ectobiidae
Field Cockroach, Lobe-winged cockroach     Wirdiena tal-Għelieqi
Further Information:
This species doesn not occur inside homes, but it is very common in garigue under stones where it usually occurs in small groups of two or three. It feeds on organic material such as plant matter. It is apterous, meaning it has no wings.


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