Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

American Cockroach Periplaneta americana

Classification

Blattidae [family]
Periplaneta [genus] (2)
americana [species]

Classification

Blattidae [family]
Periplaneta [genus] (2)
americana [species]

Presence

Recorded on Sint Maarten
Presence status Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten

Publications

  • Bonfils, J. 1969. Catalogue raisonne des insectes des Antilles Françaises 2. Dictyoptera Blattaria et Mantida. Annales de Zoologie Ecologie Animale 1: 107-120.
  • Buurt, G. van, & Debrot, A.O. 2012. Introduced agricultural pests, plant and animals diseases and vectors in the Dutch Caribbean, with an “Alert species” list. 1-35. IMARES, Wageningen.
  • Yokoyama, M. 2010. The Incomplete Guide to the Wildlife of Saint Martin. 129 pp. sxm wildlife.