Adults are approximately 1/2” to 5/8” long. They range from light brown to tan in colour and have fully developed wings with 2 dark stripes on their pronotum.
Females produces approximately 4 to 8 capsules per year containing 30-40 eggs. The females carry the capsule (ootheca) for approximately one month until they are ready to hatch.
Most commonly found in kitchens and washrooms of both commercial and residential properties. They are predominately active at night feeding on a variety of human foods.
Adults are approximately 1 3/8” to 2 1/8” long. They are reddish brown in colour and have fully developed wings covering their abdomen with a dirty yellow band around the edge of the pronotum.
Females produce approximately 9 to 10 capsules during their lifetime containing 14 to 16 eggs.
Both female and males can fly. The American Cockroach can be found in warm damp locations and they prefer to snack on fermenting foods.