Epilampra nr. sodalis

Ovoviviparous Roach

Epilampra nr. sodalis, Ovoviviparous Cockroach, image from Brazil

The roach in the photo had a total length of 28.1 mm and a maximum width of 14.6 mm. To the right of the roach is the carcass of a treehopper nymph in the genus Membracidae. The roach appears to be close to Epilampra sodalis and E. substrigata.

Photo location: Novo Airão, Amazonas state, Brazil.

Determined by: Dominic Evangelista, Rutgers University.

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