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American Cockroach

Periplaneta americana

Places to watch
Found in dark, moist areas such as around bathtubs, clothes hampers, sewers and basement corners. Also wherever food is prepared and stored.

Distinguishing Characteristics
The largest of the common species, growing to a length of 1 1/2″ or more. Reddish-brown with a yellow border on the back of the pronotum. The wings of the male extend beyond the tip of the abdomen, while the female’s wings are about the same length as the abdomen.

28.02.2014 Category: Bug identification

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