Female cockroaches can reproduce for years without needing a male

Common female cockroaches can reproduce for years without needing a mate.

Producing dozens of generations of all-female descendants; a team of scientists has found. Parthenogenesis is a form of asexual reproduction, allowing young insects to spawn from unfertilized eggs.

Pest Advice for controlling Cockroaches

The adult German Cockroach is a light yellow/brown and is 10 to 15mm long. The Oriental Cockroach is dark brown/black and is 20 to 24mm long. Immature stages of Cockroach, look exactly like adults, just on a smaller scale.There are two main species of cockroach in Britain, Oriental and German Cockroaches

German cockroach habitat and where they like to nest

The fast way for the German cockroach to infest a building where are multiple flats is from common waste pipes, plumbing and electric cables connecting the flats. The cockroach follow the pipes and access the kitchen and recycle areas where the people dump the food waste. Then if one flat has a cockroach infestation in a short period of time others get infested.

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