Pest Spotlight: American Cockroaches

American Cockroach

  • Appearance: American cockroaches are reddish brown with a yellowish figure 8 pattern on the back of their head.
  • Region: This species is located throughout United States.
  • Habitat: American cockroaches are often found in sewers and basements, particularly around pipes and drains.
  • Unique Facts: The American cockroach is the largest of the house-infesting cockroaches. They are active when the temperature is 70 degrees or higher, but they can survive lower temperatures with the right conditions.

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