BlattodeaAnamesia sp Bush Cockroach Nasutitermes triodiae

The genus Anamesia currently include 11 species (Atlas of Living Australia and the Australian Faunal Directory), from the order Blattodea, family Blattidae, subfamily Polyzosteriinae.

The following images of Anamesia sp were taken prior to the descent down into the Garden of Eden at Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park.


  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Informal: Pterygotes
  • Order: Blattodea
  • Superfamily: Blattoidea
  • Informal: Blattoidae
  • Family: Blattidae
  • Subfamily: Polyzosteriinae
  • Genus: Anamesia
  • Species:
    • Anamesia angusta
    • Anamesia douglasi
    • Anamesia frenchii
    • Anamesia fulvornata
    • Anamesia lambii
    • Anamesia lindsayi
    • Anamesia maculosa
    • Anamesia polyzona
    • Anamesia serrata
    • Anamesia uniformis
    • Anamesia walkeri

Footnote & References

  1. Anamesia Tepper, 1893, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn%3Alsid%3Abiodiversity.org.au%3Aafd.taxon%3A7c5eeeb0-584b-45bf-8b12-bf0a0aba303c#classification

BlattodeaAnamesia sp Bush Cockroach Elipsidion australe Elipsidion humarale Nasutitermes triodiae