Facts: Feed on starchy materials and even non-food items like nylon stockings.
Appearance: About five-eighths (5/8) inch long; wings have two brownish-yellow bands.
Habits: Nocturnal; can fly; may be found throughout any structure, but prefer dry, warm areas, high locations, and inside furniture.
Diet: Scavengers; eat almost anything.
Reproduction: Female carries egg capsule for 24 to 36 hours, then attaches it underneath or on the side of a protected surface; capsules contain an average of 18 eggs; nymphs reach maturity in an average of 161 days; adults live up to 10 months.
Other Information: Sometimes confused with German cockroach; often hide egg capsules in furniture; not as dependent on moisture as other species.