Cockroach overview

There are thousands of species of cockroaches in the world but in Arkansas we consider three species to be nuisance pests. They are the American cockroach, German cockroach and the Smokeybrown cockroach.

American cockroach

Color: Reddish-Brown

Distinguishing Characteristics: Light colored edges to the body and wings that appear longer than the body

Length: 1 to 1 ½ inches

German cockroach

Color: Light Brown

Distinguishing Characteristics: Dark lengthwise strips on the head

Length: 1/4 to 5/8 inch

Smokeybrown cockroach

Color: Brownish-Black

Distinguishing Characteristics: Well developed wings that stretch to the tip of the abdomen

Length: 1 to 2 inches


Honestly, your company policy in meeting ongoing pest issues for your customers are commendable. Don't change.

Customer,  Hot Springs Village

Blog Image

Arkansas Stink Bug Forecast

October 12, 2015

For most of us stink bugs are a household pest that crawls in our curtains, across our flat screen televisions, and on the light above the kitchen table. But, before these pests try to overwinter in your house, they're going to be in your yard…

Read More