Cockroaches in Minnesota

Roaches, Part II – Types of Cockroaches in Minnesota

There are four (4) main types of Cockroaches that infest homes and buildings Minnesota.  They are: the German Cockroach, the American Cockroach, the brownbanded Cockroach and the Oriental Cockroach.  Below are brief descriptions of two of these types.

The most common type of indoor Cockroach species in Minnesota is the German Cockroach.  The German Cockroach is about ½ inch long and brown or tan.  It has long antennae and two very dark vertical lines on its head.  The life span of a German Cockroach is approximately 6 ½ months.  This type of Roach has the highest reproductive rate of all Minnesota species.

The American Cockroach is usually found in the basements of restaurants and grocery stores.  The adult American Cockroach is approximately 1 ½ to 2 inches long and is reddish brown with long wings which span its body and long antennae.  The average life span of the American Cockroach is usually about 14 months.

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