Nymph of a German cockroach

6775.    This crawled over my sofa tonight and I’ve found two of these guys dead in my place before. What are they? They look to have two little tails at their back ends and man do they move fast! Vancouver, BC. Canada


Number 6775.  This is a nymph of a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a peridomestic species difficult to bring under complete control. Click here  for some control recommendations.