One of the most notorious common cockroaches in the family is the German cockroach. They are easily identifiable and largely found in homes, restaurants and hotels. These cockroaches are much larger than Australian and American cockroaches. The adult can grow about 12 to 15 mm and they’re one foul pest that’s a tremendous nuisance to environment and household.
Notorious for their global distribution, German cockroaches are easily identifiable by 2 dark longitudinal stripes on their pronotum. Adults grow to approximately 12-15mm in length. Females take 35 – 40 eggs in an ootheca (egg case) until they are ready to hatch. Hatch in 1 month. Nymphs take between 6 weeks to 6 months to develop into adults, normally 3-4 generations per year. As it is most commonly found inside, it prefers moist, humid conditions and are typically found in kitchens and bathrooms in homes and commercial properties.
Adults are half an inch long, light to medium brown with two dark distinctive strips behind the head. The young are wingless, smaller and much darker in colour, with a light stripe on their backs. German cockroaches will eat anything. They stay close to food and water source. Females reproduce one egg capsule every 3-4 weeks. Each capsule contains 25-45 eggs. Infestations are often found in kitchens, bathrooms, but can inhabit other areas if there’s a heavy population or you’ve run them into each other with the repellent effect of insecticides.
If the population is large enough, they will spill over to other chambers. These roaches are mostly active at night. If German roaches are seen active during the day, it probably is due to overcrowding in their hiding places or a lack of food and water supply. Cracks and crevices are their harborage areas; they spend about 75% of the time in these harborages. First instar nymphs need a crack of about 1/32″ whereas, adults require inch width. German cockroach nymphs are smaller than most other cockroaches; hence, they are able to conceal themselves in many places and stay protected.
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