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Peppered cockroach - Archimandrita tesellata Seen in the Butterfly Garden in Monteverde, Costa Rica (2014).<br />
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Peppered cockroach - Archimandrita tesellata

Seen in the Butterfly Garden in Monteverde, Costa Rica (2014).

,Peppered cockroach - Archimandrita tesellata They actually have a cute face!<br />
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    comments (10)

  1. Omg that's wild! Posted 6 months ago
    1. Literally! :-D Posted 6 months ago
  2. AHHHHH! This is amazing, Marta! I'm so in love with this beauty! Posted 6 months ago
    1. They are available as pets :-) Posted 6 months ago
  3. Looks like walnut. Incredible! Posted 6 months ago
    1. Haha! yes, they are huge! Posted 6 months ago
  4. Soooo cool! Posted 6 months ago
    1. Yes! It was an amazing size :-D Posted 6 months ago
  5. That's amazing! Posted 6 months ago
    1. Indeed! :-) Posted 6 months ago

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Archimandrita tessellata is a large cockroach from the family Blaberidae.

Similar species: Cockroaches And Termites
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Jun 26, 2021. Captured Apr 8, 2014 23:46 in 700 m sur del escuela cerro plano, Provincia de Puntarenas, Monteverde, Costa Rica.
  • SP-820UZ
  • f/8.6
  • 10/5000s
  • ISO640
  • 4mm