What do brown-banded cockroaches look like?
Brown-banded cockroaches are light brown in color and have distinctive bands running across their wings and abdomens. They measure about ½ inch in length and are relatively small compared to American cockroaches.
When are brown-banded cockroaches most active?
Are brown-banded cockroaches dangerous?
Like other types of cockroaches, brown-banded roaches can carry and transmit microorganisms, bacteria, and pathogens which can cause multiple health issues. They also contaminate food and surfaces where food is prepared with their urine, feces, and the germs they pick up on their bodies. For some individuals, they can be a source or allergens and trigger asthma attacks.