Roach Identification Guide
What Does a Cockroach Look Like?
What does a cockroach look like? There are five major pest species of roaches in the US and they all differ in characteristics.
The five different species are:
Roaches grow in size after they hatch from an oothicae otherwise known as an egg case. Depending on the species, immature roaches can vary from 2mm-5mm. Adult roaches can vary in size from about .25 inch to 2 inches. Knowing the different sizes of the roach during each stage of its life can help you perform a successful cockroach inspection.
Roaches can be found in every state of the US. Roaches thrive in warm conditions where food is plentiful.