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Bark cockroach - Laxta tillyaris Adult females have no wings ,so this must then be a female Australia,Bark cockroach,Friedman's Bark Cockroach,Geotagged,Laxta granicollis,Laxta tillyardi,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Bark cockroach - Laxta tillyaris

Adult females have no wings ,so this must then be a female

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  1. Amazing. Looks so much like a woodlouse. Posted 4 days ago
  2. Great shot Ernst Posted 4 days ago
  3. WOW!! Posted 2 days ago

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Laxta tillyardi, the Friedman's Bark Cockroach, does not looks like a cockroach but resembles a Trilobite. They are extremely flattened which is the adaptation of living under loose bark. Adult females are wingless while males are either short-winged or full-winged.

Similar species: Cockroaches And Termites
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Feb 21, 2021. Captured Nov 7, 2016 10:00 in Unnamed Road, Goon Nure VIC 3875, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/3158s
  • ISO3200
  • 84mm