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Brown Banded Roaches

Brown Banded Roaches get their name from the two light bands that cross their darker brown bodies. The females wings only cover 3/4 of their body while the males wings extend beyond the end of their abdomen.

Pest Description: 

  • Color: Light brown to brown
  • Legs: 6 
  • Shape: Oval
  • Size: 1/2” 
  • Antennae: Yes
  • Region: Throughout the United States
  • Habits: Brown-banded roaches prefer warmer and drier environments than German roaches. 
  • Habitat: Brown-banded roaches can be found throughout structures, preferring hiding places which are up off the floor, such as Crown molding, behind wall hangings, in furniture, appliances, computers and furniture. 
  • Threats: People with allergies are at risk since medical studies have recently shown that cockroach allergens cause allergies and can bring on asthma attacks, particularly in young children.   

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