Oriental Cockroach

The adults are about 1 1/4 inches long and shiny, blackish-brown. The wings are short in the female and absent in the male. The immatures are blackish-brown and lack wings. The egg case is about 3/8 inch long and black.


Limiting the available harborage sites and reducing the food available will help control this species. Sticky traps may help to control the individuals that forage indoors. Chemical control in the form of aerosols, dusts or baits directed at these infested sites will provide control.

McWhorter Pest Control

Serving the Greater Bakersfield Area