Oriental Cockroaches aren’t the MOST common Roaches in Phoenix Arizona metro areas, but live in our desert YARDS & can also infest INSIDE homes.
Fun Fact: A cockroach can live a week without its head. It only dies because it can’t drink!
- Adult males are about 1″ & adult females are 1 1/4″ long.
- Color is shiny black (color may vary to a dark reddish brown)
- Male wings cover 75% of their body.
- Female wings are much smaller and like in the picture above look more like wing pads.
- Adult Oriental Roaches DO NOT fly.
- Oriental Roaches live outside.
- They like to be under debris, rocks, and in wall/porch voids.
- Oriental Roaches can survive long periods of freezing weather.
- Enter homes/building through: old door sweeps, under sliding glass doors, on utility pipes, on air ducts, & through floor drains.
- Oriental Roaches have a strong “Roachy” odor.
- They feed on filth, and decaying matter.
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