Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
american cockroach Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, Cynthia Parr, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, uBio Trusted
Bombay canary uBio Unknown
palmetto bug Cynthia Parr Trusted
ship cockroach uBio Unknown


Name Sources Status
blatte américaine Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted


Name Sources Status
Amerikanische Großschabe Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
Amerikanische schabe uBio Trusted
Kakerlake Hans-Martin Braun Trusted


Name Sources Status
Blatta rossa uBio Unknown


Name Sources Status
Cucaracha americana uBio Unknown
Periplaneta americana Unknown Trusted


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