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Lobster Roaches: How did they get their name?

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I'm curious: Why are Henschoutedenia flexivitta and Nauphoeta cinerea referred to as "lobster roaches"? How did they get that name? Even using my imagination I can't see a resemblance to lobsters. And are they both called lobsters due to their similar appearance or were they once in the same genus?

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N. cinerea has been known as the lobster roach since at least the 1980s, flexivitta is named after it because it looks similar but bigger.

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