32 common TEXAS COCKroaches

Pictures & Identification


American Cockroach

The American cockroach (Periplaneta Americana) is the largest common cockroach in the United States, often called the water bug.


Pale-Bordered Field Cockroach

They are pretty roaches, with red head shields, yellow markings on the border of the pronotum, and wings with orange coloration on the face and antennae.


Surinam Cockroach

They (Pycnoscelus Surinamensis) are common plant pests, found in tropical and subtropical environments.


Smoky Brown Cockroach

They (Periplaneta Fuliginosa)  are closely related to the American cockroach but are distinguished by the dark brown to mahogany coloration.


Boll’s Sandroach

The male Boll’s sandroach has a color variation between them with a broad pale cephalic margin on the pronotum. They can be black to brown with a rounded pronotum.


Banana Cockroach

The banana cockroach (Panchlora Nivea), also known as the Cuban or green cockroach is a small species, which is found in tropical and subtropical climates.


German Cockroach

German roaches are small, usually growing to no more than 1.6cm in length. They vary from tan to black with two dark parallel streaks on the pronotum.


Turkestan Cockroach

The Turkestan cockroach is also known as the rusty red cockroach and is an outdoor cockroach. They grow to around 3cm in length.


Australian Cockroach

Australian cockroaches are common tropical roaches that grow to 35mm in body length. These brown roaches have a pale lateral stripe and a pale or yellow margin n the pronotum.


Field Cockroach

The field cockroach is a winged roach that can fly. They can grow to 12mm in body length and have dark stripes on the pronotum and tan to light brown overall coloration.