this big cockroach can be found throughout our area. Most calls we receive for this pest is during home renovations and in moist basements. Locations near trash collection, paper product recycling facilities also have problems with this pest. That’s just the residential spottings. The commercial sightings are more frequent.
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Pest Library Description
This is a big cockroach.
These critters are often met in large commercial buildings such as Restaurants, Bakeries, Grocery stores, food processing plants, Hospitals, Sewers etc. These Roaches like many other roach species will eat most anything including each other. With sewers and darker damp warmer places being ideal for these roaches. American cockroaches have wings and can fly, although not well or moderately at best.
American cockroaches are the larger if not the largest cockroach in the United states. Cockroaches are found all over the world except in the arctic. Roaches breathe throughout their body segments this allows roaches live for long periods without its head. Roaches can hold their breath for about a half hour. Roaches can also go without a meal for a month but only live about 10 days without water.
Adults are approximately 1-1/2 inches long and reddish brown, with fully developed wings that cover the entire length of the abdomen. It’s a big roach They can be identified by its large size and reddish brown color with faded yellow edges on the thorax. The big cockroach is a humid weather lover
has 3 stages egg, nymph, and adult. Females produce egg capsule with an averages 14 to 16 eggs. Usually, one capsule is produced each week and is often glued to a hidden surface with secretions from the female’s mouth. Each female produces from 15 to 90 egg capsules over its lifetime. Nymphs hatch out in 50 to 55 days in ideal conditions. The nymphal stage varies in length from 160 to 971 days. The number of offspring per year averages 800.
Our techniques are designed to control every level of infestation. Controlling roaches biologically manipulating their growth and using their drinking and feeding habits against them. With void dusting and proper bait placement. We guarantee complete eradication efficiently and at a lower cost than our competitors.
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