Most often confused with the german roach, but occupies a different ecological niche than other roaches.
These insects get their name from a brown band that runs across the wings of the adult and across the back of the immature brown banded roach
Will easily nest in sofas, beds and dressers and will feed on crumbs of food that can get lodged in furniture. Be careful if you purchase used furniture. Inspect it thoroughly to prevent roaches from entering your home.
Does not require large amounts of water, or very warm temperatures that their other roach cousins need to survive
Least common of our roach species
Fun Fact: Arrived in the United States from Africa via Cuba in 1903.
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