American Cockroach

American Cockroach

 

Amongst the various species of common cockroaches, the American Cockroach is the largest of them. Preferring humid conditions, they hide in cracks, are mostly nocturnal and extremely hardy. Furthermore, this species of cockroach is able to fly.

 

Appearance

  • Adults are 35–50 mm long
  • Reddish brown colour

 

Habits

  • Generally, they prefer outdoor but when colder weather arrives, they will seek warmer comfort inside homes and buildings
  • Tend to live in yard areas that contain standing water and under stacks of leaves

 

Life Cycle

  • Females produce 10–90 oothecae (egg case), containing 14–28 individual eggs.
  • Nymphs take 150 days to develop into adults.

 

Signs of Infestation

  • Fecal droppings
  • Egg casings
  • Cockroach odor
  • Dead roaches

 

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