Bed Bugs, Termites and Cockroaches
Common Name: Bed Bug
General Size: 4mm to 6mm (0.16in to 0.24in)
Look for these Colors: red; brown; purple
The body is flat, rusty red color or even brown (red after feeding). Sizes range from 4mm to 6mm. Antennae are present and appear quite slender and segmented. Bed Bugs are wingless.
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Eastern Subterranean Termite
Common Name: Eastern Subterranean Termite
General Size: Workers are about 1/8" long and they are a creamy translucent color
The soldiers have an orange coloured rectangular armoured head with mandibulate pinchers
The "alates" or swarmers areÂ swarmers are about 3/8" long (including wings) with a dark brown body
Brown Banded Cockroach
Common Name: Brown Banded Cockroach
Scientific Name: Supella longipalpa
General Size: 1/2 inch long or smaller
Males are light brown, with fully developed wings. Females are shorter with shorter wings.
Both adults and nymphs have two brownish, broad bands across the body at the base of the abdomen and at mid-abdomen
Common Name: German Cockroach
Scientific Name: Blattella germanica
General Size: 13-16 mm
Light brown or tan coloration with two black horizontal stripes located behind the head. Nymphs, or young, are smaller and darker in color.
Common Name: American Cockroach
Scientific Name: Periplaneta americana
General Size: Adults are approximately 1-1/2 inches long
Reddish brown, both males and females have fully developed wings The male wings cover the entire length of the abdomen, while the female wings are about the same length as the abdomen. Nymphs are smaller, but do not have wings.
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