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Cockroaches have changed little during the 400 millions years they have been around. Most species are from the tropical or subtropical origin. They are not categories as social insects, they are gregarious or usually occur in large groups. They tend to feed on literally anything of nutritive value.
Cockroaches are amongst the most common pests for Residential and Commercial establishments. Their uninvited presence in our premises are a nuisance. Approximately 4,000 existing species of cockroaches in the entire world, only a few of these cockroach adapt and inhabit man’s dwellings.
The most commonly found are the American Cockroach, Brown-banded Cockroach and German Cockroach. By far, the most common infestation is the German Cockroach.
How to Identify a Cockroach?
Cockroach life cycle have simple metamorphosis: Egg, nymph and adult. Female reproductive system produces eggs ootheca or eggs capsules.
Each contains eggs arranged in parallel rows opposite each other. And may also contain as few as 4 to approximately 60 eggs depending on its species. However the German cockroach carries their eggs protruding on the back until 24-48 hours before hatching till the nymph emerges. Some other species retain the egg capsule, incubate it and give birth to their live baby Oriental cockroaches.
It is advisable to identify the type of house Cockroach species correctly. As Cockroaches vary in their food preferences and living habits. The American Cockroaches prefers living in habitat like food warehouses storage, basements or steam tunnels, and sewers. And prefers fermented foods, and enters via sewers or occasionally by human vessel migrations.
If the drains (sewers) and outside areas are inspected often. For American Cockroaches, or German Cockroaches infestation problem is reduced.
Baby Cockroach or Nymph
During the first stage of their life cycle, they are normally white in colour. The nymph will go through several stages of moulting before eventually looking like a cockroach, changing colour during each stage. Different type of cockroach is different in size and shape.
One mistake people make is assuming that a German adult Cockroach to an American Cockroach nymph due to its size. This is the reason why getting a Professional Pest Control Specialist will solve your Cockroach infestation fast.
Frequent Asked Questions
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