Brown, with pronounced banding across wings. Legs - 6, Shape - Oval, Size - 1/2" long, Antennae - Yes, Region - Found throughout U.S.
Brown-banded cockroaches tend to prefer higher locations than most cockroach species and are often found in upper cabinets in kitchens and bathrooms.
Wondering how to get rid of brown-banded cockroaches? The best advice for brown-banded cockroach control is to practice good sanitation. To prevent brown-banded cockroaches from infesting your space, vacuum often, keep a spotless kitchen, seal all entrances around utility pipes and ventilate crawl spaces to prevent moisture buildup. If there is evidence of a cockroach infestation, contact a licensed pest professional to inspect and treat the brown-banded cockroach problem.