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I found these bugs in my bathroom in New York City. I can't find them on pest control websites. They don't look like roaches. Any ideas of what they are and how to get rid of them?

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    Please edit the post to indicate where you live. Different types of insect live in different geographic locations. – Tyro Aug 17 '17 at 6:00
  • Is that thing 0.2 meters long or 0.2 mm long? Some indication of size would be useful in identifying it. – RedGrittyBrick Aug 17 '17 at 13:01
  • some sort of waterbug? looks similar to something i had in NY – C Fella Aug 17 '17 at 15:29
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because entomology isn't home improvement. – isherwood Aug 17 '17 at 15:33
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Found it. It's a brown-banded cockroach

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The life stages of the brown-banded cockroach, Supella longipalpa Fabricius, showing an ootheca (first row), five instars of nymphs (second row and first individual in third row) and both sexes of adults (third row). Photograph by Lyle J. Buss, University of Florida.

  • Yuck. I'm glad I didn't know about these. Where do you live? – SDsolar Aug 17 '17 at 21:03

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