Nests found in a great variety of situations. Inside buildings, they are often found nesting in the walls or beneath the floor. They are most likely to invade buildings during rainy weather. They travel in trails, foraging day and night.
Did You Know??
A cockroach can live nine days without eating. This is also the same amount of time that the body of a cockroach can live after its head has been cut off before it eventually dies from starvation.
Over 900,000 known species of insects exist throughout the world.
The rhinoceros beetle is the strongest animal and is capable of lifting 850 times its own weight.
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.
Certain types of grasshoppers and crickets have their ears on their front legs.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
A flea can jump about two hundred times the length of their body, which is about thirteen inches.
For every person on the earth, there are two hundred million insects.
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.
Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.