COCKROACH

American cockroach - Periplaneta Americana isolated on white

Cockroaches come in different sizes, shapes and color and can be a major nuisance and a health hazard to your family or business. Here are a few types of cockroaches that are commonly found in the Midwest:

American Cockroach

DESCRIPTION: 1" - 1.5" long | Brown to reddish-brown in color | Male cockroach will fly and are territorial

ABOUT: The American cockroach also prefers warm areas 80 degrees or warmer. They like dark, damp areas, cracks and crevices. Most commonly found in food handling facilities or large buildings. They feed on decaying organic matter, clothing, book bindings, and other sweets.

Brownbanded Cockroach

DESCRIPTION: 1/2" - 5/8" long | Pale brown bands that cross the wings | Male cockroach will fly and are drawn to light

ABOUT: Brownbanded cockroach can be found scattered throughout the home behind picture frames, appliances, TVs / Computers, on ceilings, and in closets and furniture. Prefers warm areas (80 degrees)

Oriental Cockroach

DESCRIPTION: 1" - 1.25" long | Shiny black or very dark brown | Has wings but does not fly

ABOUT: The Oriental cockroach prefers moist dark areas and is found in cooler locations such as basements and crawl spaces. They cluster inside and outside of buildings and usually are on the lower floor.

German Cockroach

DESCRIPTION: 1/2" - 5/8" long | Tan to brown with 2 stripes that run lengthwise down their back Has wings but does not fly

ABOUT: The German cockroach is typically found in residential and commercial kitchen and bathroom areas. They are in search for a food and a water source. They will forage for food in the night time hours. Only about 1/3 of the population will forage on an average night. German Cockroaches will spend most of their time in hiding. They hide is small cracks and crevices like trim boards, under counter tops, sinks, voids in cabinets, behind picture frames, and in walls. In severe infestations German cockroaches will be seen thought out the home or business at all hours of the day.

 

 

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