Pycnoscelus surinamensis (Linnaeus 1758) – Karaczan surinamski – Surinam cockroach

Information in Alien Species in Poland database are purely scientific and not legally binding.


The species is alien in whole area of its current or past occurrence in Poland

Currently present in man-made habitats

Reproducing in man-made habitats

Potentially invasive alien species


  • Bazyluk W. 1977. Blattodea et Mantodea-karaczany i modliszki (Insecta) Fauna Polski6, 1-171. 6: 1-171.. link

Life form: Insect

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Family: Blaberidae