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Oriental cockroach

6373  Found a pic of a bug that looks like the one on my wall but it doesn’t say what it is and I can’t send you my pic. How can you help? From: Glen Burnie, MD 21060 United States

Number 6373. The insect in your image appears to be an oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis (Blattodea: Blattidae).  Click here for a fact sheet

Oriental cockroach

6349 Toronto in the spring, in my bathroom. Approx. as long as a toonie. Even if it’s not deadly, it nearly killed me; it practically gave me a heart attack. From Toronto, ON

Number 6349 This is an oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis (Blattodea: Blattidae), a cosmopolitan pest species. Click here for more detailed information and Click here or elsewhere on this site for some control recommendations.

Cockroach

6330 See them in or around dishwasher. Hard to kill. From Ontario 

Number 6330 This is a cockroach, likely a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blaberoidea: Ectobiidae). This species is notoriously difficult bring under full control; Click here elsewhere on these pages for some control recommendations.

Nymph of a German cockroach

6327 Hello there, this critter was found in the kitchen of the apartment in Northern Alberta. Legs were unfortunately damaged during capture, hopefully it does not interfere with ID. It is about half and inch in size. Thanks in advance. From Edmonton

Number 6327 This appears to be a nymph of a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blaberoidea: Ectobiidae). This species is notoriously difficult bring under full control; Click here elsewhere on these pages for some control recommendations.