Balta hebardiCommon name: Hebard's Balta

Meaning of name: The meaning of Balta is not known. Hebardi recognises Morgan Hebard, an American scientist who studied orthopterids, including cockroaches.

Distribution: This cockroach is known from the south-west of Western Australia.

Description: This cockroach was approximately 25 millimetres long. The individuals depicted on this page are male. The wings of females don’t reach the end of their abdomen.

Remarks: We have photographed this cockroach in November and December.

References: A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia. David Rentz. 2014.

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