Drymaplaneta shelfordiCommon name: Shelford's Wood Runner

Meaning of name: The meaning of Drymaplaneta is not known. Shelfordi recognises Robert Shelford, who wrote several papers on Australian cockroaches from 1906.

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

Description: This cockroach was approximately 20 millimetres long.

Remarks: We have photographed this cockroach in January, March and April.

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