Three New Cockroach Species DiscoveredJanay Rickwalder
Friday, March 1, 2013
NBCNews.com has reported that researchers found three new cockroaches to add to a list of
more than 4,000 living species in the world. These yellow-bodied
creatures are the first of the genus Pseudophoraspism to be found
In the United States, there are about 70 cockroach species, with
cockroaches being the most common.
Experts at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA)
encourage homeowners to practice good sanitation to
prevent a cockroach infestation. Specifically, people should
keep garbage in sealed containers, check under appliances and sinks
for moisture, properly ventilate crawl spaces and seal cracks
around the outside of the home.