COCKROACHES HABITAT

  1. Lives outdoors, often near human structures (peridomestic). Occasional invader, not established indoors. Prefers leaf litter, grassy places, and decaying organic matter.

    German, Asian, Brownbanded, Woods,
    Asian
  2. Found exclusively in association with humans. No known wild colonies. Not found outside (unless very large populations indoors). Can be found throughout structure in severe infestations.

    German, Asian, Brownbanded, Woods,
    German
  3. Completely dependent on human habitat for survival. More common in northern US. Prefer warm and dry places/microclimates.

    German, Asian, Brownbanded, Woods,
    Brownbanded
  4. Needs less moisture than German cockroaches.

    German, Asian, Brownbanded, Woods,
    Brownbanded
  5. Can be found often behind picture frames, mounted artwork. Found in different locales than Germans.

    German, Asian, Brownbanded, Woods,
    Brownbanded
  6. Prefer forests, nymphs and adults in same places as ootheca.

    German, Asian, Brownbanded, Woods,
    Woods
  7. Prefer moisture, darkness, and harborage.

    Brownbanded, Woods, American, Australian,
    American
  8. Need high temps and humidity, fare poorly in cold. Primarily peridomestic pest in warm climates. Greenhouses, zoos, and places with: plants, warmth, humidity

    Australian, Smokybrown, Oriental, Surinam
    Australian
  9. Warm, moist climates. Palm trees, tree holes. Loose mulch. Wood piles. Wall voids.

    Australian, Smokybrown, Oriental, Surinam
    Smokybrown
  10. Greatly prefer damp and cold environments - basements, sewers, crawlspaces. Do not fare well in heat. Usually at or below ground level.

    Australian, Smokybrown, Oriental, Surinam
    Oriental
  11. Often associated with indoor potted plants and greenhouses.

    Australian, Smokybrown, Oriental, Surinam
    Surinam
  12. Prefers loose mulch, compost, and soil with high organic matter.

    Australian, Smokybrown, Oriental, Surinam
    Surinam
  13. Moved around with people. Spreads quickly due to parthenogenesis.

    Australian, Smokybrown, Oriental, Surinam
    Surinam
  14. Can live outdoors in southeast USA.

    Australian, Smokybrown, Oriental, Surinam
    Surinam
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COCKROACHES HABITAT
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COCKROACHES HABITAT
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