Euphyllodromia sp.

Red-headed Cockroach

Euphyllodromia sp., Roach image from French Guiana





Family: Ectobiidae

Subfamily: Pseudophyllodromiinae


Members of the genus Euphyllodromia are typically found perched on the upper sides of leaves in the Neotropical forests.  The genus is diurnal.

The ID of the insect shown here should be regarded as tentative. A photo of a similar insect tentatively identified as Euphyllodromia is also featured on the American Insects site.

Photo location: Réserve naturelle Trésor, French Guiana.

American Insects site