How to recognize the Surinam cockroach
The Surinam cockroach is 18-24 mm in size. All stages are shiny dark-brown with a shiny black head. Females have wings that protrude from the abdomen.
Surinam cockroach damage and distribution
The Surinam cockroach mainly lives in the soil where it eats plant roots. It is often found in warm, humid environments, like tropical greenhouses or warm, humid crawl spaces, beneath rocks or garbage. At night they will feed on plant parts aboveground, which can cause damage to plants.
Surinam cockroach life cycle
Surinam cockroach host plants
– American, Australian and Surinam cockroach
HOYHOY GLUE TRAP
– All cockroaches