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Cuban Cockroaches

Cuban Cockroaches  This cockroach is native to Cuba, but just like many others, it spreads to different other areas in the world. They are green in color and measure up to 24 mm in length and they have slender bodies. They have wings and make very good flyers; you will most probably notice them as they fly lamps, television and other illuminating fixtures you might have in your home.

The Cuban cockroaches breed outside and only get indoors by chance when doors and windows are opened. It would help to install screens to create a barrier so they do not enter and become a problem indoors. If it is too late to keep them out, then you are best calling in pest experts to help in the treatment and control of the cockroaches. An inspection in your home from the pest professionals can help decide what control steps should be taken to get rid of the infestation.

These cockroaches are also called banana cockroaches because they seem to have a sweet tooth. They love natural foods that are sugary and also love leaves that are sweet. They will be attracted by anything sweet including spilt juices and soft drinks on your surfaces. They generally have a great appetite for fresh foods, but they also love any artificial sweet things.

The vivid green color and the unusually large wings are what make the cockroaches easily identifiable from the other species. They are common in outdoor areas such as potted plants, bushes, trees, wood chips and dried mulch. They rarely bite humans and even when they do, there is really nothing much to worry about the bites because they are not harmful.


Considering that the Cuban cockroaches seem to be attracted to artificial lighting, it would be a good idea to keep light in your house off as much as possible especially when the windows and doors are open. They fly around at night and will come right into your home if you have lights on and windows open. Installing screens on your windows can help keep them out even with the lights on and windows opened.

In case you start getting concerned by the cockroach population on your outdoors and indoors, it would be best to get pest control professionals to get rid of them safe and effectively. Toro Pest Management is a reputable pest control company you can trust to deliver effective solutions for any pest infestation you might have on your property including the Cuban cockroaches. It is important to remember that the eggs and harborages can be spread all over your property and hence personal control approaches might not be effective enough, you could get recurring infestations that can get frustrating.

Toro has pest technicians who are trained, certified and experienced in managing pests and after assessing your home, they will recommend the best treatment program to effectively eliminate the Cuban cockroaches and give you peace of mind you deserve on the property.

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Cuban Cockroaches

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Palm Beach County: West Palm Beach , Boca Raton , Boynton Beach , Delray Beach , Greenacres , Jupiter , Lake Worth , Palm Beach Gardens , Royal Palm Beach and Wellington .

Monroe County: Key Largo , Islamorada , Marathon and Key West.

Ants: Acrobat Ant, Allegheny Mound Ant, Argentine Ant, Big-headed Ant, Carpenter Ant, Citronella Ant, Crazy Ant, Field Ant, Fire Ant, Ghost Ant, Harvester Ant, Little Black Ant, Moisture Ant, Odorous House Ant, Pavement Ant, Pharaoh Ant, Texas Leaf Cutter Ant, Thief Ant, Velvety Tree Ant and White-footed Ant.

Bitings Insects: Bed Bugs, Bird Lice, Cat Flea, House Mosquito, Human Head Lice, Kissing Bug, Pubic Lice and Thrips

Mosquitoes: Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes-Aegypti Mosquito and Culex Mosquito.

Cockroaches: American Cockroach, Asian Cockroach, Australian Cockroach, Brown Banded Cockroach, Cuban Cockroach, Florida Woods Cockroach, German Cockroach, Oriental Cockroach, Smoky Brown Cockroach, Surinam Cockroach and Woods Cockroach.

Flies: Blow Fly and Bottle Fly, Cluster Fly, Crane Fly, Face Fly, Flesh Fly, Fruit Fly, Fungus Gnat, House Fly, Drain Fly and Phorid Fly.

Rodents: Deer Mouse, House Mouse, Norway Rat, Pack Rat, Roof Rat, Vole and White-footed Mouse.

Spiders: Black Widow Spider , Brown Recluse Spider, Cellar Spider, Crab Spider, Domestic House Spider, Funnelweb Spider, Garden Spider, Ground Spider, Hobo Spider, House Spider, Jumping Spider, Spiny-backed Orb Weaver Spider, Tarantula, Wolf Spider and Yellow Sac Spider.

Stinging Pests: Africanized Honeybee, American Dog Tick, Bald-faced Hornet, Bed Bugs, Bird Lice, Bird Mite, Deer Tick, Brown Dog Tick, Bumblebee, Carpenter Bee, Cat Flea, European Hornet, Fire Ant, Honeybee, Human Head Lice, Kissing Bug, Lone Star Tick, Paper Wasp, Scorpion, Soft Tick, Thrips and Yellow Jacket.

Termites: Dampwood Termite, Drywood Termite, Formosan Subterranean Termite and Subterranean Termite.

Ticks and Mites: American Dog Tick, Bird Mite, Black-legged Tick, Brown Dog Tick, Clover Mite, Lone Star Tick and Soft Tick.

Other Pests: American Spider Beetle, Bean Weevil, Cigarette Beetle, Cowpea Weevil, Dried Fruit Beetle, Drugstore Beetle, Foreign Grain Beetles, Indian Meal Moth, Larder Beetle, Mediterranean Flour Moth, Red or Confused Flour Beetle, Rice & Granary Weevils, Sawtoothed & Merchant, Grain Beetles, Shiny Spider Beetle, Cabinet Beetles, Centipedes & Millipedes, Chinch Bugs and Earwigs.

Cuban Cockroaches

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