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Eurycotis

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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.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "ITIS Standard Report Page: Eurycotis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  2. ^ "orthopteran". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 4 October 2012.
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Eurycotis: Brief Summary

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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.

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