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Australian cockroach Periplaneta australasiae Fabricius (Insecta: Blattodea: Blattidae)

Figure 2. Australian cockroach, Periplaneta australasiae Fabricius nymphs feeding in a group. Credit: Lyle J. Buss, University of Florida

Australian cockroaches are the most common outdoor cockroach in southern Florida. Though they typically stay outdoors, Australian cockroaches may also venture inside and live among humans. This 4-page fact sheet covers the Australian cockroach’s distribution… Read More

Managing Conflicts with Wildlife: Living with Panthers

Figure 1. A Florida panther. Credit: United States Fish and Wildlife Service National Digital Library

Panthers help maintain populations of some native species and control nuisance species such as wild hogs. They are generally secretive and rarely bother people, but there are rare situations where panthers can become dangerous or… Read More