The mere sight of a cockroach makes people scream their lungs out, they try to run away from it and get rid of them. Cockroaches not only disgust you, but also spread diseases. Cockroaches are one of the most common pests found in our homes. Usually, they are found in various areas like storage places, bins, garbage drains, sewers etc. Prolonged exposure to cockroaches can cause allergies in some like watery eyes, asthma, skin rashes to name a few. They are also carriers of various diseases like diarrhea, typhoid, cholera and dysentery. There are more than 5000 species of cockroach in this world. Of these,
German Cockroach, American Cockroach, Oriental Cockroach and Brown Banded Cockroaches are the most common type of cockroaches found in India.

It's time we know some details about them.