Bugs such as the June bug and the ground beetle are often mistaken for roaches. There are around 2,000 species of beetles, some of which greatly resemble the common household roach. The best way to tell them apart, is to... More »

Predaceous diving beetles, or water tigers, are a family of water beetles known for their shiny black, streamlined bodies, flattened hind legs and threadlike antennae. Water tigers are also commonly brown or olive, and s... More »

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Water bugs are very similar in appearance to roaches, being anywhere from light brown to black in color, with crunchy exoskeletons and six legs made of small sections, two antennae and beady, black eyes. Water bugs tend ... More »

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Discoid roaches are mid-sized cockroaches of the species Blaberus discoidales. They are originally from South America, but they are bred in the pet trade as pets and as live prey for reptiles. More »

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Cockroaches are omnivorous and can consume any kind of food source as long as it is organic. Typically a cockroach prefers to eat various types of meats, sugars and starches. Other materials that roaches can eat include ... More »

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Once an roach reaches adulthood, it lives about 400 days on average. A cockroach's life is divided into two other stages before adulthood: the egg stage and a variable number of nymphal instars. More »

Adult Asian longhorned beetles eat the young bark, leaves and twigs of over 24 species of hardwood tree. These trees include the poplar, birch, maple and elm. More »