Roaches - Smoky Brown (Periplaneta Fuliginosa)
- Size: Up to 1 1/2 inches.
- Color: Dark Brown
- Facts: Will sometimes fly towards light at night.
- Appearance: Prefers to live outdoors; populations are relatively immobile compared to other species.
- Habits: Prefers to live outdoors; populations are relatively immobile compared to other species.
- Diet:Scavengers; eat almost anything; normally feed on plant material.
- Reproduction: Egg capsules hatch in 24 to 70 days; each contains an average of 20 eggs; females reach maturity in 320 days and produce an average of seven capsules; adults can live up to 200 days.
- Other Information: Particularly numerous in southeastern U.S.; fly towards lights at night.