Given name : American cockroach
Latin name : Periplaneta americana
Physical characteristics : 23 to 32 millimetres is the adult's size, brown is it's color. This cockroach is the biggest in size in Quebec.
Behaviour : Cosmopolitan species, present in hot and humid conditions.
Diet : It attacks all edible products even the glue that binds books. It also enjoys butterflies and other species that have no shells.
Reproduction : The female carries it's ootheca during a few days before leaving it behind under debris.