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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.

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



1
American Cockroach
The American Cockroach is actually not native to the United States. Instead it originates from Africa. It was transplanted t...
2
Brown-Hooded Cockroach
Not all cockroaches desire to live among humans. The Brown-Hooded Cockroach is a woodland cockroach that prefers the great ou...
3
Cuban Cockroach
The Cuban Cockroach originated from Cuba and the Caribbean islands. They prefer living outdoors in humid and hot air, but th...
4
German Cockroach
Smaller than American and Oriental cockroaches, German cockroaches are notorious household and industrial pests. Infesting ho...
5
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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