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Brown banded-cockroach
Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn

Brownbanded cockroach nymph
Size: 1/16 - 1/2 inch long.

Where/When: Found indoors anytime during the year. Usually brought into homes in infested boxes, bags, luggage, and other items.

Significance: Is a persistent home-infesting insect. Also can be a public health problem by contaminating food and causing allergic reactions and asthma.
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