Cockroaches are considered as the creepy nuisance pests as these can even survive for a week without their head and also in freezing situations. Definitely, different types of cockroaches are responsible for transferring germs which they pick up from the decaying matter resulting in diseases like salmonella and E. coli. This creature is also known to increase allergy attacks and asthma as their shed skin, saliva and droppings contain powerful allergens that are mainly known to enhance the asthma symptoms and trigger the allergic reactions, especially in the kids. In this world, there are even more than 3500 types of cockroaches and to get rid of them, it is very important to identify the type of cockroach.
There are some basic types of cockroaches that would mainly enter into your homes. You should also know about these basic types of cockroaches and some of them are given below:
American cockroach is considered as the largest type in comparison to the other basic species. With the yellow and pale brown border its color is reddish brown and these cockroaches also have well developed wings but male cockroach wings are extended beyond the abdomen. Smoky brown cockroaches are smaller in comparison to the American cockroach and they have uniform mahogany color. Both the female and male cockroaches have well developed and long wings. The other types of cockroaches are like oriental cockroach, German cockroach, brown banded cockroach and Asian cockroach.
Know what a cockroach eats
You may know that cockroaches can eat almost everything from food, paper, book bindings and even flesh of humans. If you really want to remain safe from different types of cockroaches then pest management and control is the major key. If you are not able to properly identify the species of cockroaches then be sure to contact licensed pest professionals.