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North American Cockroaches

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/20/2014

The cockroach - in almost any form - is a major pest the world over.


There are a total of 5 Cockroaches of North America in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.

American Cockroach
The American Cockroach is actually not native to the United States. Instead it originates from Africa. It was transplanted t...
Brown-Hooded Cockroach
Not all cockroaches desire to live among humans. The Brown-Hooded Cockroach is a woodland cockroach that prefers the great ou...
Cuban Cockroach
The Cuban Cockroach originated from Cuba and the Caribbean islands. They prefer living outdoors in humid and hot air, but th...
German Cockroach
Smaller than American and Oriental cockroaches, German cockroaches are notorious household and industrial pests. Infesting ho...
Western Wood Cockroach
This species of cockroach prefer to live in the open wilderness. They can be found in woods, grasslands, dried-up riverbanks...
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