Cockroaches are a hardy bunch and the American roach is no exception. The largest species of house-invading cockroaches, these pests have been plaguing people since the beginning of time.
What do American cockroaches look like?
Often about two inches in length, adult American cockroaches may exceed three inches. They are reddish-brown with distinctive yellowish colored pattern resembling a figure-8 behind the head. Both females and males have fully developed wings and are capable of flight.