EPPO Global Database

Blattella germanica(BLTTGE)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-10-09

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BLTTGE
  • Preferred name: Blattella germanica
  • Authority: (Linnaeus)

Notes

Probably of southeast Asian origin. Now distributed worldwide in close association with human habitations. Despite its name, B. germanica has no particular assocation with Germany


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Periplaneta germanica (Linnaeus)
Phyllodromica germanica (Linnaeus)

Common names
Name Language
køkkenkakerlak Danish
tysk kakerlak Danish
deutsche Hausschabe German
deutsche Schabe German
croton bug English
German cockroach English
steam fly English
cucaracha alemana Spanish
cucaracha europea Spanish
cucaracha pequeña de las casas Spanish
blatte germanique French
papin French
phyllodromie French
hatikan hagermani Hebrew
blatta germanica Italian
Duitse kakkerlak Dutch
huiskakkerlak Dutch
kleine kakkerlak Dutch
tysk kakerlakk Norwegian
barata-germânica Portuguese
baratinha Portuguese
прусак Russian
рыжий таракан Russian
tysk kackerlack Swedish
alman hamam bocegi Turkish