Insect Identification
Insect Identification

North American Cockroaches

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/19/2015

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.



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American Cockroach
The American Cockroach is actually not native to the United States. Instead it originates from Afric... [Read More]
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Brown-Hooded Cockroach
Not all cockroaches desire to live among humans. The Brown-Hooded Cockroach is a woodland cockroach ... [Read More]
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Cuban Cockroach
The Cuban Cockroach originated from Cuba and the Caribbean islands. They prefer living outdoors in ... [Read More]
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German Cockroach
Smaller than American and Oriental cockroaches, German cockroaches are notorious household and indus... [Read More]
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Western Wood Cockroach
This species of cockroach prefer to live in the open wilderness. They can be found in woods, grassl... [Read More]