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Subject: identification
Location: Kenya, Malindi
April 7, 2017 9:18 am
Hi there, I would need if possible an identification for the following two insects, one seems to be a moth and the other some type beetle (?). They came flying on a veranda at night close to a light and landed on the curtain where they stayed for long. In Kenya, Malindi (coast) , April the second 2017.
Signature: Joan


Dear Joan,
Your Moth is a member of the superfamily Noctuoidea which contains Owlet Moths and kin.  What you have mistaken for a beetle is a Cockroach.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Malindi, Kenya

One Response to Cockroach from Kenya

  1. Ichthyan says:

    the cockroach is from the family Blattidae. could possibly be Cartoblatta, Deropeltis or Pseudoderopeltis

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