The Asian Cockroach is well established in Central Florida; it has been reported in Pensacola and other areas of the Florida Panhandle as well as in East Central Georgia. This roach is easily confused with the German Cockroach; most professionals cannot distinguish one from the other unless found alive. The Asian roach is a good flyer and is attracted to homes at night, flying towards light. This pest is commonly found in turf grass and Leaf Litter. The German Cockroach is not capable of sustained flight and prefers to live indoors.The Asian roach is an accomplished flyer and lives outdoors, wandering into homes by accident where they become a pest.