Blattodea
Family: Ectobiidae    Subfamily: Blattellinae
Genus and species:

Another European cockroach that has been in New Zealand for over a century. It is not as common as it is in some countries.

As it is similar in size and also capable of flight it may be confused with Parellipsidion conjunctum or Robshelfordia sp.. It is present in urban habitats of Auckland but is rarely seen. Distribution is po...

A very widespread species in the North Island, the Marlborough Sounds and some remnant native forest near Kaikoura. Capable of flight and tolerant of urban habitats it is only occasionally seen as it is not attracted to ...

The tussock grasslands of eastern South Island foothills and mountains are its main habitat though in many places it also goes to quite high levels above the treeline. It is also present in coastal shrublands on stony so...

A widespread species of the South Island especially in the lowland forests of Nelson, Banks Peninsula, coastal Otago and Stewart Island. Appears to be absent from the wet forests of Westland. It egg cases are usually fou...

A newly established Australian species whose identity is yet to be confirmed. Present in Auckland and Hawkes Bay. A relatively small species that could be confused with both Parellipsidion conjunctum or Blatell...

The brown-banded cockroach - now a worldwide pest in households. But it has been found only in Wellington so far.