German Cockroaches

German Cockroaches

German Cockroach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Average about .4-.6 inches in length
  • Color ranges from tan to black
  • Usually compared to the Asian Cockroach, however Asian Cockroaches fly and German Cockroaches cannot
  • Lifespan is about 6-9 months
  • It takes about 50-60 days to grow from an egg to a reproductive adult
  • Prefers confined, tight spaces
  • Wide range diet from meat, starches and sugar to toothpaste and glue
  • It’s known as the “Russian Cockroach” in Germany