Zonioploca bicolorCommon name: Spotted Desert Cockroach

Meaning of name: The meaning of Zonioploca is not known. Bicolor is from the Latin words bi meaning two and color meaning colour.

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

Description: This cockroach was approximately 30 millimetres long.

Remarks: We have photographed this species all year round.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.

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

Atlas of Living Australia https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:46a61d4a-6dbb-4ee0-b343-4d1786a71768