Bugs such as the June bug and the ground beetle are often mistaken for roaches. There are around 2,000 species of beetles, some of which greatly resemble the common household roach. The best way to tell them apart, is to look at their wings - a roach's wings (when they have them) are much softer than a beetle's wings.Know More
Ground beetles most closely resemble roaches since they are dark in color and typically only come out at night. When closely inspected, however, the beetles appear very different. Also, unlike roaches, beetles do not carry diseases, and they eat pests, such as root maggots, that can damage vegetation.
There are many species of cockroaches and they all have a slightly difference appearance. The most common roaches found in buildings and homes are the American cockroach or the brown-banded cockroach.Learn more about Beetles
According to the University of Arizona, isopods are omnivorous scavengers that eat dead or decaying plant and animal matter. Some also eat live plants. Isopods are crustaceans featuring a rigid, jointed exoskeleton, prominent antennae and seven pairs of legs.Full Answer >
Box elder bugs generally eat and reproduce on seed-bearing female box elder trees. They are also known to occasionally feed on the male box elder tree or on some ash, maple and fruit trees.Full Answer >
Adult June bugs generally feed off of vegetation, including leaves from trees and other plants. When June bugs are in the larvae stage, they live underground and eat the roots of plants that grow underground.Full Answer >
Ladybugs are capable of biting humans if provoked, although these bites rarely cause little more than minor irritation. In those who are allergic to ladybug bites, a bite may cause a rash.Full Answer >