Cosmozosteria sloanei - Sloane's Wingless Cockroach  
  Polyzosteriinae, Blattidae  

This cockroach was found living in bunches of grapes at Majors Creek.

There are 13 species of Cosmozosteria, each being distinct in colour and pattern. This species occurs from Cape York Peninsula as far south as Townsville.

 
   
     

 


References:

 

Grasshopper Country - The Abundant Orthopteroid Insects of Australia

Rentz, David

University of NSW Press, 1996

page 223