Smoky Brown Cockroaches
Appearance and Size Facts
- Smoky Brown cockroaches are mahogany brown to black in color, and have no patterns behind their head
- Size: 1 1/4 inch in length
- Smoky Brown cockroaches are scavengers and will eat almost anything, but commonly feed on plant material
- Strong fliers
- They prefer the outdoors but can be found indoors
Behavior and Habitat of Smoky Brown Cockroaches
Smoky Brown cockroaches are good fliers and can easily travel from trees onto houses. They are commonly attracted to homes to feed on trash containers and pet food on patios and decks. They are also attracted to light. Smoky Brown cockroaches are abundant outdoors and are found in tree holes and leaf litter. They are commonly found in the attics of homes.
Signs of Infestation of Smoky Brown Cockroaches
Look for cylindrical droppings and long, dark-brown to black egg capsules.
Tips for Prevention of Smoky Brown Cockroaches
Elimination of Smoky Brown cockroaches is best performed by professional pest management companies, such as Hulett Environmental Services.
Smoky Brown Roach Gallery
Latest Pest & Termite Control News
A new year means new pests are trying to call your South Florida house their home. This year, along with new year’s resolutions to improve your health, finances, attitude, and whatever other things you want to change in your life, make this year the year you keep your South Florida home...Read More ›
Dec 08, 2022—Florida Lawn Care
Living in South Florida means rodents, ants, and other pests don't take the winters off! Meanwhile, your lawn needs less watering and mowing during the winter months and is susceptible to various diseases such as brown patch fungus. Your lawn in winter While we’re outdoors, let’s talk...Read More ›
Thanksgiving starts off the holiday season in grand style with a sumptuous feast surrounded by family and friends. If you’re hosting one of these Thanksgiving gatherings, you‘ve probably got a lot on your to-do list getting ready for the big day. Pests, such as roaches, ants, and...Read More ›