Oriental roaches are found through out the world. In warmer climates oriental roaches can live outside throughout the year.
Prefers damp warm areas that can be found in basements
Each egg capsule can contain up to 16 eggs each
Feeds on foods and decaying organic matter which gives the roach that sort of “roachy” smell when populations are high
These insects get big, up to 1 in length for females
Fun Fact: These insects will fly, but actually glide when irritated. Sometimes customers will call with a complaint about “flying roaches”
Treatment for these insects usually involves specific baits and insect growth regulators. These insects can sometimes be found in great numbers in urban environments which may involve more extensive treatments. Don’t let these pests ruin your day! Call Pest Control Technicians, Inc. and pests will soon be on their way!