Experts have recorded the appearance in Sochi large American cockroaches, which are among the largest in the world, the press service of the Sochi national Park.
“The emergence of the American cockroach in many parts of Sochi could be due to the unintended importation and escape from the terrariums,” — said in the Park. They believe that the insect may settle on the black sea coast and to gain a foothold here.
This species of cockroach is red-brown in color, flies well, up to five centimeters in length, and given the mustache — up to nine inches. Its homeland is tropical Africa, where they eventually spread throughout the world. In Sochi they meet in houses and in nature. American cockroaches are considered dangerous pests, not only do they carry infection and can cause allergies, but also spoil food and materials in buildings where settle.
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