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The Hemithyrsocera palliata is a shining dark brown about 12mm sized cockroach. Pronotum sub-elliptical, black with golden yellow margin. In India, the taxon is reported from Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu and Tripura. Â It is now recorded from Sangirdewadi, Kudal, Sindhudurga of Maharashtra for the first time which is an additionÂ for Blattodea of Maharashtra.Â Â Â H. palliata is pictured and described for the first time in the literature.Â
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