Thursday, September 2, 2010

Amazing Facts about Cockroach | Periplaneta americana

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Infraclass: Neoptera
Superorder: Dictyoptera
Order: Blattaria

Amazing Facts and Information about Cockroach
Can detect movement as small as 2,000 times the diameter of a hydrogen atom.

Cockroaches (or simply "roaches") are insects of the order Blattaria. The name derives from the Greek and Latin names for the insect.
There are about 4,500 species of cockroach, of which 30 species are associated with human habitations and about four species are well known as pests.

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