All about red cockroaches

Almost everyone met with such an annoying and unpleasant procedure as the etching of cockroaches. Despite the large range of means of dealing with them, the hordes of pests still flood apartments, houses and many other people’s habitats. The most common “illegal” inhabitants of apartments and houses – red cockroaches. This article will tell about how they look, where they are taken from, about the nuances of their breeding, as well as how to raise them.

What do they look and how many live?

Red-haired cockroach – unpleasant insect, often also referred to as a stub. So it is called only in Russia, because it is believed that his first representatives of profits from Prussia. In other countries, this small cockroach wears other names. Represents one of the insect representatives of tarakano-shaped. About 7 know.5 thousand varieties of cockroaches. As already mentioned, Prusak is quite small – its length is 1.5 cm (adult individual). Your name (“Red”) the cockroach was due to the prevailing red and yellow shades, in which all parts of his body were painted.

All about red cockroaches

Ordinary redhead cockroach consists of heads, pumped and abdomen. In addition to the specific appearance and structure characteristic of all cockroaches, it is also worth noting its oblong head and dark wide eyes. As an important feature in the description, you can enable special suckers on my paws. Thanks to them Insect can move on walls and ceilings. Despite the fact that the stubs are born already with wings, during the follow-up life they cannot fly. Wings are needed so that they can plan, and not fall when descending from high height. Male individuals are distinguished by a narrow body, a wedge-shaped belly with a rapid, not covered with wings. Female relatively large – abdomen they have wide, rounded and completely closed with wings.

All about red cockroaches

All about red cockroaches

The red cockroach well and quickly adapts to new conditions. He can do without food for a long time. Representatives of this type of cockroaches prefer a nightlife. The main assistants of these insects are mustache. The cockroach was well focused on the environment, as they make it possible to feel different smells. With the loss of even one Us, the cockroach ceases to navigate the environment. It becomes almost a complete guarantee that the insect will quickly die.

“Home” red cockroach lives from about 8-10 months. Home Conditions are considered for cockroaches the most good – usually in residential areas warm and a lot of food (more precisely, its residues). Especially cockroaches love food containing a large amount of carbohydrates and sugar. Such food can extend their life. In the wild, they live less.

All about red cockroaches

How to multiply and what they eat?

As you know, cockroaches multiply very active. To displeasure of all owners, in whose dwelling they settled, it is worth noting that Prusaki multiplies throughout the year. Consider how it happens Read more. Reproduction occurs on the initiative of female. She begins to highlight odorous substances that attract males, and also scare another animal. After mating, males leave their sex cells in the body of females. Thanks to this females can postpone the eggs several times without subsequent pairing. Sometimes the female is enough and one mating so that after putting off the eggs alone throughout life.

All about red cockroaches

Their development is characterized as “incomplete metamorphosis”. This means that there is an incomplete transformation – the larvae does not have a pupae stage, and they become full-fledged adult individuals, passing through several lines.

The female postpones about 30 eggs in the brown capsule, which is on the tip of her abdomen. The capsule in which the eggs are called OOTEK. It can be seen on the tip of the female abdomen. Each egg hatches between 2 to 4 weeks. Hatched larvae white, then with each of the next six lines they begin to darken and gradually acquire their red-brown. For the full cycle of the life of the female, 4-10 such Ootek. Thus, the uterus can give life almost 300 new cockroaches.

All about red cockroaches

As a rule, red-haired cockroaches prefer to eat almost all the products that man uses in food. In bad times, they can switch to paper, fabric, wallpaper glue (and on themselves wallpaper), soap. Without food cockroaches can live a month, without water – about a week.

All about red cockroaches

Lie bites?

The cockroaches have a special oral mechanism that allows you to gnaw and chew even relatively solid things (for example, paper). Theoretically cockroaches can bite. Rather, they can contact the human skin slightly. They do it in order to drink blood. She replaces them water. In the bite of some exotic cockroaches, you can see not only a trace, but also an allergic reaction. The reason for this is tropomyosis, which is contained in their saliva. This protein causes allergies.

However, as a rule, red cockroaches do not bite. But part of their diet are buried pieces of dermis. Simply put, they can climb a person and eat pieces of dead skin. In particular, there are cases when they ate pieces of dermis from the hands and face of a person. They can bite. They allow them to do, as already mentioned, jaws. But this behavior for home cockroaches is not characteristic. They do it in extremely rare cases with the complete absence of food and water. Much more likely a bite of a tick, cloud, flies and mosquitoes.

All about red cockroaches

Causes of appearance

The first and the main reason that Prusaki appears in the house, is Antisanitaria. Taracan manits dirty dishes with pieces of food, eating crumbs on the floor or other surfaces. These insects will also come to the place where sugar, flour scattered.

The reason for the sudden appearance of cockroaches in the house where there were never or long ago, there can be neighbors. Neighborhood with people who had misfortune “shelter” at her cockroaches, almost with 100% probability, will lead to the fact that they will live not only with you, but also in all neighbors. This is especially true for apartment buildings. At the same time, it does not matter which side will be the neighbors – insects will move even into hermetic at first glance.

Often it is difficult to understand where the cockroaches come from in a private house, especially if the house is regularly removed, and there is no antisanitarian. Perhaps they were delivered with things from trips or from other things that were accepted by the owners for the overexposure. Cockroaches live in many hotels, as well as in some trains, long-distance buses.

These pests can also penetrate through sewer and drain pipes. Loving route them are ventilation pipes. Therefore, it is desirable to close their small grid.

How to get rid of?

All about red cockroaches

Fighting with cockroaches need immediately after at least one of them was discovered. In the apartment, literally in two weeks, several cockroaches can turn into a half with their already adorable place for habitat and overnight stay.

First of all, it is necessary to clean up the apartment or any other residential area. It is also no need to leave dirty dishes – it needs to be washed immediately. Food containers will also need to immediately clean or hermetically close. On all residential area there should be no pieces of food or food with free access to it. Also be sure to regularly throw garbage. The best way to withdraw Prusakov Forever – Close Access to Water. It is she who is the basis of their lives. It is necessary to eliminate all leaks, as well as replace pipes that can remain wet for a long period. The room must remain dry – on the surfaces there should be no pomp or water tanks. Only after the completion of these relatively simple manipulations can be started to destroy parasites.

All about red cockroaches

It is worth noting that the cockroaches are useless and if the neighbors do not comply with the rules of hygiene, do not struggle with antisanitation. Most often cockroaches live in the kitchen and in bathrooms / toilet rooms. Therefore, traps, refive and poisons for cockroaches, first of all, are put there.

Disputes and trap

There are simple traps and electric. The first are sticky paper with bait. In the electric trap, there is also a bait. Insects driven by this smell fall inside the traps, where they are killed by a small discharge current. Electric traps need to be cleaned from time to time. Also they require connection to the power supply.

Traps can be purchased or making yourself. For the manufacture of the simplest trap at home, a bank is taken or packaging, on the edges it is deceived by a sticky substance (for example, vaseline). In the middle there is a bait (usually food).

All about red cockroaches

All about red cockroaches

For the prevention of parasites, repeatters are used. The most common repeatant is ultrasound. This device creates ultrasonic waves, which cause parasites to stay away from it. Need to remember that Using the device is only prevention, and it becomes ineffective if the cockroaches have already started.

All about red cockroaches

Chemicals

They are also called insecticides. Now the goods of this category can be found in each even a small store. Several categories can be distinguished – gels, aerosols, crayons, powders and emulsions. In particularly critical situations, large-scale disinfections are carried out. They are held special companies. This procedure is also produced in government agencies, as well as office buildings, shopping centers, shops or other non-residential premises.

All about red cockroaches

All about red cockroaches

Folk ways to deliver

These methods are the most popular and even today. First assistant in the fight against cockroaches – Boric Acid. It is mixed with puree from potatoes and lay out all over the apartment or house. Acid dehydrates cockroaches, and he dies. The method is not suitable for those who hold the houses of animals. Also do not need to do this in the event that at home small children.

All about red cockroaches

In the fight against pests used and ammonia. Its smell does not like not only people, but also cockroaches. It must be added to the water, which will later need to wash the floors, shelves and even the walls.

All about red cockroaches

As you know, cockroaches fear cold and badly endure it. Therefore, if the weather in your area falls below -5 degrees, you can only open the windows in the room for several hours.

At such a low temperature, most of the pests will die relatively quickly. This method against cockroaches is not only the easiest, but also the most budget and unemployed.

All about red cockroaches

Fights with cockroaches Bay leaf. It includes aromatic substances that negatively affect the insect respiratory system. One or two leaves will be enough to scare cockroaches in a box or closet. For premises use decoctions or infusions. The recipe is pretty simple – you need 15 leaves of laurels Soak in 1 cup of boiling water in the thermos. For infusion instead of boiling water use moonshine. You need to insist on the decoction for 4 hours, and infusion – 2 weeks in a dark place. Further, these decorators / influences can be watched, where the risk of cockroaches is very high. Of course, with the cockroach invasions, it makes sense to fight with them with a laurel. This method refers to prophylactic.

All about red cockroaches

A good tool is also Spraying with mortar with elderberry leaves. Several branches of elderberry boils just over an hour in 1 liter of water. Next is the spraying of all surfaces where pests can dwell.

The leaves of elders also help in the fight against ants and rodents.

Fights with a lot of not only garden, but also home pests birch down. It is also an antiseptic. The smell of tar is poorly tolerated almost all pests. It can not be poisoned (meaning man in mind) and it is possible to apply in the fight against cockroaches in any kind – in the form of spraying, adding into the water, which can later wash the floors or surface. Of the minuses, it is worth noting the fact that the unpleasant smell can still stay in the room and on everything that concerned.

All about red cockroaches

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