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Miroblatta baai, the giant cave cockroach from Sangkulirang Karst

May 22, 2007

The cockroach eaten by huntsman spider

The giant cockroach eaten by huntsman spider in the Baai Cave (Foto, C. Rahmadi)

The giant cockroach from cave in Sangkulirang was collected in 2004 during the expedition in Sangkulirang Karst. The cockroach had been name by Grandcolas (2007) namely Miroblatta baai Grandcolas, 2007.

A description of the species can be found in Grandcolas & Deharveng (2007) in the journal of ZOOTAXA 1390: 21-25

Abstract of cave cockroach

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