The Oriental Cockroach is a shining dark brown or black in colour and can grow between 20 - 25mm in length.
It thrives in cool damp areas such as basements, drains and areas under front porches. They will mostly run rather than fly.
They are known for their preference to feed on garbage and decay and are most commonly found around rubbish bins and
The American Cockroach is a shining red - brown colour and can grow between 35 - 40mm in length.
It lives on trees and prefers to run. It will only fly in high very high temperatures.
They prefer dark, humid, undisturbed areas such as subfloors, basements, kitchens, roof voids and bathrooms.
The Australian Cockroach is brown overall with sharply contrasting pale or yellow margins and grows to a length of
between 25 - 35mm. It enters buildings at night from garden beds and debris.
They are generally prevalent in areas where winters are relatively mild and despite its name, it is not a native species.
It is a very mobile cockroach and its wings allow it to be quite a capable flier.
The German Cockroach is easily identifiable by 2 dark longitudinal stripes on their pronotum, running from behind their head to
the base of their wings and adults can reach a length of 12 - 15mm.
German cockroaches are most commonly found indoor. They prefer wet, humid conditions and are typically found in kitchens
and bathrooms. They are considered one of the most troublesome domestic pests.