American Cockroach

Appearance Up to 2″ long; largest of the house-infesting cockroaches. Reddish brown, with a yellowish figure-8 pattern on the back of the head. Habitat American cockroaches are commonly found in food preparation areas and warm, damp places such as sewers and basements, particularly around pipes and drains. They are very aggressive, making roach control difficult,

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German Cockroach

Appearance Brown; about 1/2-inch in length, with two dark, longitudinal stripes on the “shield” at the front of its body. Habitat German cockroaches are found throughout structures but prefer warm and humid places. Roach control should focus on bathrooms and the kitchen, two places frequented by this pest. It spends about 80% of its time

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Oriental Cockroach

Appearance Shiny black to dark reddish brown; about 1 inch. Females are have no wings, only two small wing pads. Habitat The Oriental cockroach commonly inhabits sewers and storm culverts and will enter buildings through floor drains. It survives quite well outdoors in firewood, leaf litter, sheds, doghouses and similar locations. During the colder months,

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