Caption: American cockroach head (Periplaneta americana). These cockroaches generally live in moist areas, but can survive in dry areas if they have access to water. They prefer warm temperatures around 84 degrees Fahrenheit. They feed on a wide variety of plant and animal material. American cockroaches are the largest of the common roaches.
Magnification*: x12
Type: SEM
Copyright 2002 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 99746B,07.01.02,allergen,American cockroach,cockroach household pest,insect insects,invertebrate,invertebrates Periplaneta americana,pest,allergenic,SEM