Eurycotis is a genus of cockroaches. Cockroaches of this genus often have the capability to secrete an unpleasant smell when threatened. Both sexes have a large gland in the rear part of the abdomen capable of secreting a milky, acidic fluid as either an oozing liquid, or up to a three foot spray.
- "Genus Eurycotis". BugGuide. http://bugguide.net/node/view/33677. Retrieved 4 October 2012.
- "orthopteran". Encyclopedia Britannica. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/433540/orthopteran/39570/Camouflage#ref49767. Retrieved 4 October 2012.
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