- There are nearly 70 different cockroach species found in the United States. Some species invade human dwellings and are considered pests. Roaches vary in color from a brown to black.
- Tropical species can be green, orange, and other colors.
- These insects can grow up to 1.5 inches in length and prefer warm, moist, and dark areas.
- They have an oval shape and are flat-bodied, with a shield-like covering, which projects behind their head
- Males and females of most species are fully winged. Cockroaches have been known to cause outbreaks of illness and allergic reactions in many people.
- Able to fly short distances but seldom do – preferring to let their six long legs do the scurrying when making a run for cover.
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