Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Pycnoscelus surinamensis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Surinam Cockroach




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Introduced from unknown locality.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Other Regions

Cocos (Keeling) Islands terrestrial & freshwater

Ecological Descriptors


Extra Ecological Information



History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
18-Aug-2021 27-Jun-2012 MODIFIED
03-Jan-2012 03-Jan-2012 MOVED
04-Jan-2012 04-Mar-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)