American roach identification for pest control in ME, MA, and NH

American Roaches

The American cockroach is about 1 3/8 – 2 1/8 inches in length and reddish-brown in color. The area behind the head has a yellowish band around the edge.

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What is the American Roach's Diet?

American roaches are scavengers and will eat almost anything, although they prefer fermenting foods. They are commonly found in food preparation areas.

What is the American Roach's Reproductive Cycle?

The female American roach produces about 9 to 10 egg capsules in her lifetime. Each capsule contains an average of 14 to 16 eggs. The nymphs molt about 13 times in about 600 days before reaching maturity.

Where do American Roaches Live?

American roaches are very aggressive and strong fliers. They prefer warm, damp areas and are likely to be seen in bakeries, restaurants, basements and outdoors.

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