Turkistan, Afgahnastan, Middles East. There are also currently non-native populations in Arizona, New Mexico, California, Nevada, Texas and also Florida.
Turkistan Roach a.k.a. Turkistan or Red racers a.k.a. rusty reds a.k.a Lats a.k.a. Blatta lateralis. Lats are a small fast moving roach. They are sexually dimorphic, males have wings and females do not. They cannot climb glass or plastic but Adult Males can sort of fly. These ARE a known infestation species although infestations are uncommon. These are a desert roach.
1/16th when hatched to 1 inch as adults