American Cockroach “water bug” Facts

American Cockroach | Water Bug

  • American Cockroaches prefer night time activities they are nocturnal.
  • American cockroaches prefer humid warm, dark, wet areas, like crawlspaces and attics.
  • The American Cockroach “Water bug” can fly.
  • The American Cockroaches can grow between 1 to 2 inches in length.
  • American Cockroach is reddish-dark brown in color with two yellow strip behind the head.
  • Female American Cockroaches will produce 100 -150 babies a year.
  • American Cockroaches are very fast runners.
  • They rather live outside, nesting in pine straw and other wet decaying matter.
  • They will eat just about anything, hair, paper, dead animals, decaying matter, ect.
  • They can squeeze in cracks and crevices as thin as a quarter.

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