Shed skin or exuvium of the giant cockroach ,Blaberus giganteus,, which may reach a length of four inches. Note the white 'threads' present which are the shed linings of the tracheae. This is a tropical species sometimes sold in pet stores.
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Shed skin or exuvium of the giant cockroach ,Blaberus giganteus,, which may reach a length of four inches. Note the white 'threads' present which are the shed linings of the tracheae. This is a tropical species sometimes sold in pet stores.

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Photographer: James L. Castner
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
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