Brown-banded cockroaches are a dimorphic species of cockroach. Males have long wings, which allow for flight, while females have much smaller underdeveloped wings. Brown-banded cockroaches often hide eggs in or under furniture. They prefer warmer drier locations and are known to be found in upper cabinets rooms other than kitchens and bathrooms as common.
Cockroaches are known carriers of bacteria, pathogens, parasitic worms, and may cause allergic reactions.