TITLE

Cockroach

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Cockroach, a common household insect pest. Fossil evidence indicates that cockroaches appeared more than 250 million years ago. There are about 3,500 known species. They are found throughout the world. In North America, there are about 60 species, including the German cockroach, or Croton bug; the Oriental cockroach, or black beetle; the Australian cockroach; and the American cockroach.
ACCESSION #
37309949

 

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