Brown-banded Cockroaches

Brown-banded Cockroach

The Brown-banded Cockroach is not frequently encountered.

Identification

  • 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

Environment

  • 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

Threats

  • Frequently transported in furniture

Treatment

  • Bait gel formulations
  • Bait stations