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Pest Identification

Learn More About the Pests Invading Your Home

Oriental Cockroach

Facts:

 

  • Oriental cockroaches are considered large roaches and are about 1 inch in length
  • They have a greasy sheen
  • They are known for their strong, unpleasant, “roachy” odor and they actually emit a foul odor due to the numerous bacterial and viral pathogens on their bodies
  • Oriental cockroaches love water
  • They prefer to live outdoors but will go indoors during the summer time
  • Male Oriental cockroaches are small and have wings and females are larger without wings but neither males or females can fly