Croton bug(redirected from German cockroach)
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Related to German cockroach: oriental cockroach, American cockroach
Croton bug:see cockroachcockroach
name applied to some 4,600 species of flat-bodied, oval insects in the order Blattodea. Cockroaches have long antennae, long legs adapted to running, and a flat extension of the upper body wall that conceals the head. They range from 1-4 in. to 3 in.
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