AKA “Water Bugs” or ” Black Bettle Cockroaches”
General Info: Oriental cockroaches feed on all kinds of food, especially decaying organic matter and starchy foods. These roaches are rely heavily on water.
- Length: 1″
- Region Found: Northern Regions of the United States
- Residential Location: They can be found around sewers, under debris, leaves, stones and wood piles near the home. They can also be found around utlity pipes through floor drains, basements and crawl spaces.
- Random/Interesting Fact: They can survive outdoors in freezing temperatures for long periods of time.
- Identification: They have a shiny redish-black abdomen.