There are over 4,000 cockroach species in the world. However, there are really only a few types of cockroaches in Las Vegas. These include the American cockroach, the Oriental cockroach, and the German cockroach. Let’s get a closer look at these three types of cockroaches.
Types of Cockroaches in Las Vegas
The German Cockroach
These are more common in private residences. They are the smallest cockroach found in the Las Vegas area (about 1/2 inch long). They have 2 black streaks on their backs.
The American Cockroach
These are the largest cockroach species in Las Vegas. They are most often found in restaurants and commercial buildings.
The Oriental Cockroach
These cockroaches are dark in color, large, and shiny. They are often found in drainage and sewer areas.
Cockroaches are often difficult to catch, very resilient, and multiply very quickly. Not only are they dirty and unpleasant, but they can carry diseases. Contact Buddies Exterminating at 702-878-3998 if you have a cockroach problem.
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