Crickets

May 12, 2017

General Info:  Crickets are nocturnal omnivores. They can feast on fabric, eating large areas and therefore leaving big holes in the fabric. They are especially attracted to clothes soiled with perspiration.

Length:  3/4″ – 7/8″

Region Found:   Throughout the United States

Residential Location:  Usually found outdoors but when cold weather apporaches, they seek shelter in houses and sheds.

Random/Interesting Fact:  The loud chirping is caused by rubbing their front wings together to attract females.

Identification:  They can be dark brown/black or a yellowish brown with three dark bands on the head.

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