Cockroach

6981.     I’m trying to figure out if this is a cockroach can you please help me. westville, NS. Canada

Number 6981. This is a cockroach (Blattodea: Ectobiidae); it is in the genus Ectobius and may be Ectobius lapponicus. Known as the dusky cockroach, it is a European species that has become established in the Maritime Provinces; Click here for more detailed information.