Pest Profile: German Cockroach

July 18, 2017 | Posted In: Georgia Pest & Termite Control

The German cockroach is the most common species of the cockroach. German cockroaches can breed at a rate of up to six generations per year. The German cockroach can fit through an opening as small as 3/8 inch in width.

Pest Stats


Light brown to tan, with two dark, almost parallel stripes located on their backs, just behind their heads






½”-5/8” long




Found throughout the United States