Oriental Cockroach


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Actual Size:

1″ to 1 1/4″

Characteristics:

Oriental roaches are relatively large and reddish-brown to black.

Habits:

  • Oriental Cockroaches can be present in both commercial facilities and some residential homes.
  • Indoors, these “waterbugs” become very abundant in damp, secluded places such as crawlspaces, basements, and sump pumps.
  • They prefer to feed on starchy foods and decaying organic matter.
  • They are not very abundant outside in our northern climes.