Croton bug

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Croton bug:

see cockroachcockroach
or roach,
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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The frequencies of use of the various German cockroach control strategies varied widely.
The German cockroach is a widely distributed pest and the most common indoor species (Miller 1998).
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47937) was tested on German cockroach nymphs and adult males.
There was no significant difference between application types for German cockroach mortality although it took a significantly lower dishwashing liquid concentration to achieve knockdown with the immersion application.
In contrast, the German cockroach is a poor flier and lives primarily indoors; B.
Morphological, ethological, and genetic comparisons confirm the identity of the species which is frequently misidentified as either the German cockroach Blattella germanica (L.
Though the species is far more insecticide-sensitive than the German cockroach -- which has developed strong resistance to most insect poisons -- its maintenance of large outdoor populations makes traditional pest control strategies impractical.

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