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.
A flea can jump about two hundred times the length of their body, which is about thirteen inches.
Termite queens will lay up to 30,000 eggs in a day, and live for many years.
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.
Honeybees are more dangerous than snakes. Bees kill more people each year than all the poisonous snakes combined.
The average bed contains between two million to six million dust mites.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
The rhinoceros beetle is the strongest animal and is capable of lifting 850 times its own weight.
Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.
Each year the average person will “eat” several insects while they are sleeping.