New cockroach species, redescriptions, and records, mostly from Australia, and a description of Metanocticola christmasensis gen. nov., sp. nov., from Christmas Island (Blattaria)
Louis M. Roth
Metanocticola christmasensis gen. nov., sp. novo from Christmas Island, is described. The genus differs from Nocticola BolIvar in the male having a sex gland on the metanotum, which is unique among cockroaches.
Robshelfordia fraserensis sp. nov., Parasigmoidella atypicalis sp. nov., Parasigmoidella mayriverana sp. novo (Blattellidae), and Molytria vegranda sp. novo (Blaberidae) are described. Several species are redescribed and some new cockroach records, mostly from Australia, are presented.