Is it a Water Bug, Palmetto Bug or American Cockroach?

By |2015-02-03T14:20:32-04:00February 3rd, 2015|Cockroaches|

University of Nebraska, Dept. of Entomology Waterbugs, Palmetto bugs and American cockroaches are common names for the same insect. It’s not unusual to find them in homes, especially in South Carolina. Like any pest, they are an annoyance and can spread filth and disease if their population gets out of hand. Here are