Young nymph of a cockroach

6721.      They are approx. 3-5 mm in size. Have seen a couple that were around 15 mm long. Found in my kitchen and occasionally in the bathroom. Toronto, ON. Canada

 

Number 6721.  This is a young nymph of a cockroach, most likely a German cockroach Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a peridomestic species difficult to bring under complete control. Click here  for some control recommendations.