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Your insect is probably a cockroach

A German cockroach

Order: Blattodea
Body length: 3 - 80mm
Species: World - 4000, UK - 8

Cockroaches are often considered pests that spread diseases. This is true, but many types of cockroach live happily on the woodland floor eating wood mulch and leaf litter.

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