Adults and juveniles are a reddish brown, with adults having a cream pattern on their pronutum.
In warm, humid environments. Basements, Sewers and Boiler rooms are all ideal candidates for infestation.
Gel baits are the perfect choice for the control of cockroaches.
P.americana will stick their ootheca to surfaces by chewing the substrate and then ‘gluing’ the ootheca in place.