Latest American cockroach Stories
You know that cockroaches can live through anything, but a new study shows that these pests have individual personalities. Could they get any creepier? We don't think so.
There are two different types of roaches, and treating both requires the knowledge and expertise of a professional such as Horne’s. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) January
The Turkestan cockroach has proliferated in urban areas of the southwestern United States thanks to sales over the Internet,
A new study shows like self-absorbed teenagers, insects spend a lot of time grooming. This grooming, specifically antennal cleaning, is a common function of insects that removes both environmental pollutants and chemicals produced by the insects themselves.
A North Carolina State University discovery of the unique chemical composition of a cockroach signal – a "Let's hook up" sex pheromone emitted by certain female wood cockroaches to entice potential mates – could have far-ranging benefits, including improved conservation of an endangered woodpecker.
Finding could lead to new understanding of substance harmful in kidney disease and other human diseases.
Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattodea. The names of the order are derived from Greek blatta, meaning "cockroach". There are roughly 3,500 species in 6 families. Cockroaches exist worldwide, with the exception of the polar regions and in elevations above 6,500 ft (2,000 m). Among the most well-known species are the American cockroach (Periplaneta Americana) which is about 3 cm long, and the German cockroach (Blattella germanica) about 1.5 cm long. Tropical cockroaches are often...