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The Smokey brown cockroach is a dark brown to mahogany color and up to 1/2-inch long. Adults are just over an inch in length. Both males and females are good fliers and attracted to lights.
The smokey brown cockroach prefers to live in, moist, dark, and warm areas. These areas can be tree holes, loose mulch, vines, ivy, and woodpiles or roof space and wall cavities with moisture problems. This cockroach loses moisture more often than other species so it needs to stay somewhere with moisture readily available.
The smokey brown cockroach are Scavenger's eating almost anything, but normally feeds on plant material.
After a day of having the cockroach egg capsule formed, the female smokey brown cockroach drops the sticky ootheca to a surface or object near food and water. The female smokey brown cockroach will produce an average of 10 egg capsules, each containing about 20 eggs. Egg capsules hatch in 24 to 70 days. Females reach maturity in 320 days and produce an average of seven capsules. Adults can live up to 200 days
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