American Cockroach

American Cockroach Phoenix Roach Control

Physical Characteristics of American Cockroaches in Phoenix

  • Average length is 1.6” around and .28” tall
  • Reddish brown with a yellowish head
  • Largest species of cockroach

Phoenix American Cockroach Behavior

  • Dwell in dark, damp, cool areas
  • Can enter a home through plumbing
  • Often found in or near basements and bathrooms

Food Sources in Phoenix Area

  • Omnivorous – will scavenge for anything
  • Prefer to feed on starches and grease

Life Cycle

  • Egg capsules contain 12 – 16 eggs
  • Total lifespan is up to 2 years
  • Females produce up to 150 cockroaches during their lifespan

Related Information and Warnings

  • Will seek warm temperatures and food indoors during cool months

If you notice an American Cockroach or have feel as though you have an infestation in your Phoenix property please feel free to call Bug Guardian at (480)345-2847.