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What is the phylum of cockroach?

Scientific Word for Cockroach. Under the Kingdom Animalia, cockroaches belong to the Phylum Arthropoda, Class Insecta, and Order Blattodea. The Order name is derived from the Greek blatta.

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Similarly one may ask, why are there cockroaches in phylum Arthropoda?

Jointed appendages are one of the most important characters of Phylum Arthropoda. Both cockroach and the honey bee have jointed appendages so they belong to the same phylum called Arthropoda. Thus, the correct answer is 'Jointed Appendages'.

what is the family name of Cockroach? The Blattodea contains seven families but some of the most well known are the pest species (found in the family: Blattidae) such as Periplaneta americana (the American Cockroach) and Periplaneta germanica (the German Cockroach).

One may also ask, what is the common name of Cockroach?

The American cockroach (Periplaneta americana) is the largest species of common cockroach, and often considered a pest.

How long can a cockroach live?

American cockroaches go through 10 to 13 instars before reaching maturity; this process takes an average of 600 days. Adult males can live up to 362 days, whereas adult females can live more than 700 days.

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