An adult bed bug is about 1/5- inches long and 1/8-inches wide.
Ad adult female can lay about two eggs per day until it has laid approximately 200.
It takes about 4 to 9 weeks from egg hatch to egg laying.
Bed bugs normally feed at night.
Humans are the preferred host for the common bed bug, but they will feeds on other household pets such as cats and dogs.
In laboratory tests, bed bugs have been found to carry causative agents for several diseases including anthrax, plague, tularemia, yellow fever, relapsing fever and typhus.
Bed bugs generally hide in cracks and crevices during daylight hours. Some of their hiding spaces include, folds and tufts in mattresses, coils of springs, hollow bed posts and in heavily infested areas in molding crevices, behind loose wall paper, behind pictures and baseboards.
The most common cockroaches are the German cockroach and German cockroach.
Disease- producing organisms such as bacteria have been found on cockroaches. Gastroenteritis appears to be the most common disease transmitted by cockroaches.
They are generally most active at night while foraging for food, water and mates.
The German Cockroaches usually live in protected cracks and crevices which provide a warm and humid environment. American cockroaches tend to gather in groups in large open spaces.
Egg, Nymph, and Adult
Nymphs hatch from the a single capsule. The german cockroach female will carry the capsule until the day before hatching. Each capsule contains 30-48 eggs. A femal German cockroach will produce 4-8 capsules in their lifetime.
German cockroaches are 1/2 to 5/8 inch long.
under the right conditions they can live up to 1 year.
In homes and businesses a common location is in electrical switch boxes and outlet boxes. They provide great protective covering for cockroaches. In restaurants a common location locations are in expresso machines, soda machines, pallets and other kitchen machinery. in both homes and businesses in cabinets, under sinks and appliances.
Residual insecticides are generally the best treatment option.