Best Pest Control Services in Brownbanded Cockroach

The brown-banded cockroach is 12 mm (1/2 inch) long, light brown, and has two lighter coloured bands running across the body. These bands are located at the base of the wings and on the abdomen. The bands are much darker during the immature stages. The brown-banded female carries the egg capsule for 24 to 48 hours before glueing it to a surface. The capsule contains approximately 18 eggs that hatch in 50-74 days. An adult female produces about 18 egg capsules over a life-span of 10 months.

The brown-banded cockroach requires less moisture than other cockroaches. It is more prevalent in homes, apartments, hotels and hospital rooms than in restaurants or stores. Evidence of this cockroach may be found behind pictures, in furniture, the underside of chairs and tables, upper kitchen cabinets or the upper shelves of closets and pantries. The brown-banded cockroach often infests electrical appliances such as radios, televisions, telephones and computers.

Brownbanded Cockroach

The Brownbanded cockroach requires less moisture than other cockroaches. It is more prevalent in homes, apartments, hotels and hospital rooms than in restaurants or stores. Evidence of this cockroach may be found behind pictures, in furniture, the underside of chairs and tables, upper kitchen cabinets or the upper shelves of closets and pantries. The Brownbanded cockroach often infests electrical appliances such as radios, televisions, telephones and computers.

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