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Brown Banded Cockroach Supella longipalpa
2013-08-14 11:59:02

The brown-banded cockroach (Supella longipalpa) is a species of cockroach that can be found in southern, northeastern, and mid-western areas of the United States and it has been introduced into Ireland and Britain. This species is more common in households than in restaurants and is often seen in living rooms or bedrooms, where water is not present, because it does not require the same amount...

Cockroach
2005-08-25 11:23:00

Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattodea. The names of the order are derived from Greek blatta, meaning "cockroach". There are roughly 3,500 species in 6 families. Cockroaches exist worldwide, with the exception of the polar regions and in elevations above 6,500 ft (2,000 m). Among the most well-known species are the American cockroach (Periplaneta Americana) which is about 3 cm long,...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.