Physical Characteristics of Las Vegas German Cockroaches
- Measures 10 to 15 mm long
- The thorax includes two dark parallel streaks
- Males appear thin and narrow; Females appear round stocky
- Nocturnal and afraid of light
- German Cockroaches can be found near food, warmth and moisture
- Produce chemical trails which exist in their fecal matter. These trails are used for mating and swarming and transmit bacteria onto the surfaces which they are deposited.
Las Vegas Food Sources
- Omnivorous scavengers preferring greasy materials
German Cockroach Life Cycle
- Females produce one egg case containing up to 48 eggs every 20 to 25 days
- Lifespan ranges up to 12 months
Related Roach Information and Warnings
- German cockroaches are common in Las Vegas, especially during warmer months
- German Cockroaches can resist many insecticides
German cockroaches in Las Vegas are among the most difficult species to manage. They require a more aggressive and comprehensive treatment plan than other cockroaches. Contact Fisher’s Pest Control at (702) 348-9278 if you notice them in your home or business. We can help eliminate them and prevent an infestation.