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Dictyoptera US English

An order of insects that comprises the cockroaches and mantises. They have a somewhat flattened form, two pairs of wings, and long spiky legs

Dictyoptera in cockroach US English

A beetlelike insect with long antennae and legs, feeding by scavenging. Several tropical species have become established worldwide as pests in homes and food service establishments

Dictyoptera in mantis US English

A slender predatory insect related to the cockroach. It waits motionless for prey with its large spiky forelegs folded like hands in prayer

Dictyoptera in German cockroach US English

A small, brown, common indoor cockroach found worldwide