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Color: Red-brown with paler markings behind head
Size: Nearly 2 inches
Habits: Found near food and water. Strong forager. Feeds on almost anything organic. Not a strong flier. Slow grower require upwards of a year or more to mature. Glues egg capsules to hidden surfaces.
Habitat: Prefers temperatures near 80ºF and high humidity. Often associated with sewers, steam tunnels and green houses. Normally lives indoors in New Jersey but known as ‘Palmetto bugs” in Florida as they live outdoors in palm trees.
Threat: Carry many human pathogens but little evidence they can transmit them to humans.
Prevention: Seal cracks and crevices to prevent entry. Remove food residues quickly to eliminate feeding. Eliminate water sources.
Color: Brown with two dark stripes
Size: 5/8 inch
Habits: Feed on almost anything. Active at night. Live in cracks and crevices during the day. If activity seen during the day, the population is extremely high. Tend to cluster in harborages near food. Female carries egg case protruding from abdomen until it is ready to hatch. Many generations produced in a year. Not a strong flier
Habitat: Cracks and crevices near food and water. Prefer a humid environment with a temperature near 70°F.
Threat: Can carry various disease but little documentation they transmit Them to man. Produce allergens and affect humans when populations are high.
Prevention: Examine groceries before unpacking them. Seal cracks and crevices to eliminate harborages and to prevent migration from adjoining living areas. Remove food residues quickly to eliminate food sources. Eliminate water sources.
Color: Dark brown to black
Size: Approximately one inch. Males have short wings
Habits: Often travels through sewer lines. Feeds on wide variety of organic matter. Mating season is in late spring which is when they are often sighted. Does well at temperatures in the 60’s. Egg cases are deposited in organic matter.
Habitat: Damp, dark areas containing organic matter. Sewers and septic systems commonly infested. Often found in basements during spring months.
Threat: Carries many human pathogens but little evidence they transmit them to humans.
Prevention: Seal cracks and crevices to prevent entry. Eliminate water sources