nymphs of a German cockroach

6728.      I found these small black bugs with a brown spot on my kitchen counter late at night after turning the light on. I wonder what they are. Toronto


Number 6728.  Most likely young nymphs of a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a peridomestic species difficult to bring under complete control.  Click here  for some control recommendations.