Brown Banded Cockroach Exterminator

Brown Banded Cockroach Exterminator Serving Fairfield County, CT

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ApolloX Pest Control will remove brown banded cockroaches from your home quickly, efficiently, and safely.

Brown Banded Cockroach Pest Control ExterminatorBrown Banded Cockroach Exterminator: Identifying the Brown Banded Cockroach

Brown banded cockroaches have two lighter bands across their dark brownish bodies. Adult male brownbanded cockroaches are about 1/2 inch long and light brown, with fully developed wings . The adult females are shorter and stouter than the males and their wings do not cover the entire abdomen. Both adults and nymphs can be distinguished by the two brownish, broad bands across the body at the base of the abdomen and at mid-abdomen.

Brown Banded Cockroach Exterminator: Where the Brown Banded Cockroach Lives and Breeds

Brownbanded cockroaches prefer warm and dry locations, such as

  • near refrigerator motor housings
  • on the upper walls of cabinets
  • pantries
  • closets
  • dressers
  • furniture
  • behind picture frames
  • beneath tables and chairs
  • clocks
  • radios
  • light switch plates
  • door frames
  • dressers

It is common to find them hiding nearer the ceiling than the floor and away from water sources.

During her adult life a female produces about 14 egg capsules, each containing an average of 13 eggs. A female adult has a life span of 13 to 45 weeks; each female produces about 600 descendants per year.

Brown Banded Cockroach Exterminator: Damage or Harm Caused by the Brown Banded Cockroach

The brownbanded cockroach feeds on a wide variety of materials. Like members of other cockroach species, it may consume materials like glue or paste (especially from animal-based materials), starch, and certain color dyes. As a result, items like stamps, envelopes, bindings of older books, draperies, and occasionally wallpapers may show signs of feeding.

This species has also been known to chew on nonfood materials, such as nylon stockings, presumably for the residues of body oils and skin flakes. Damage by brownbanded cockroaches results from their feeding and harboring in pantries and storage areas indoors. Also, bacteria and protozoa that cause diseases (such as different forms of gastroenteritis and diarrhea) can be carried on the legs and bodies of cockroaches and deposited on food, utensils, etc.

Brown Banded Cockroach Exterminator

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See Also:

American Cockroach

German Cockroach

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