Oriental Cockroach


Cockroach; (Blatta orientalis)

Oriental cockroach produce an egg purse containing several eggs called an ootheca. They also have an incomplete metamorphosis (egg – Nymph – Adult). This classifies them by this means and put them into the order Cockroach and Mantids.

  • Oriental cockroach produce around 5 capsules at monthly intervals with 16 – 18nymphs in an ootheca, hatching time is between 6 – 12 weeks. Nymphs with go through several sheds until they reach sexual maturity which can take 10 months to 2 years.

  • There colour is dark Brown nearly Black and are 20 – 24 mm long and life span i 4 – 5 months.

  • Areas of habitat; normally this would be the sewers and within the wall cavities of buildings only emerging when conditions change; Rising water and over population.

  • Control measures carried out currently using insecticide gel causing a cascading effect, this means after a cockroach has died it becomes food for others and so on working around 5 times exponentially however due to the abundance of these insects control can be short lived.

We stock only the highest quality products from the most respected manufacturers. All products are used by a team of fully trained technicions. Contact us now for a quote >>