Camel crickets live thru the Winter as juveniles or adults and begin to lay eggs in the spring. Nymphs hatch from the eggs a few weeks later. The nymphs look identical to the adults, only smaller. They do have long antennae and unusually long powerful back legs giving them an unusual appearance. Camel Crickets are powerful jumpers when disturbed. Read More….
Cave crickets seek out damp locations. Around homes, they can be found in drainpipes and water meter boxes. They often hide under mulch and under piles of leaves. They also hide under sheds if there is a space they can squeeze into. Read More….
Field crickets are strongly attracted to light. Field crickets are the most likely to accidentally enter homes in late summer and early fall looking for a warm haven from colder evenings. Usually, male field crickets will be noticed due to their loud chirping. Read More….
Long Wing Conehead Cricket
The Long Wing Conehead Cricket is a bush cricket of rough grassland and woodland areas, as well as damp habitats. It is largely vegetarian, feeding on grasses, but will also eat small invertebrates. Nymphs emerge from mid-May onward, molting into their adult forms at the end of July. Read More….