The Brown-banded Cockroach is not frequently encountered.


  • Nymph-like shape, but possesses the wings of an adult
  • Light tan and with two lighter transverse bands running across the base of the wings and the abdomen
  • 1/2 to 5/8 inches


  • Does not require a close association with moisture and humidity like most common cockroach pests
  • May be found throughout a house, usually hiding behind pictures and wall hangings


  • Frequently transported in furniture


  • Bait gel formulations
  • Bait stations

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