Camel Crickets


Behavior:

Camelback crickets are also known as hump-back crickets due to its hump-back appearance.
Camelback crickets are light to dark brown, about 0.5 to 1.5 inch long.
Their diet is almost anything, but camelback crickets will feed on clothes too.
Camelback crickets are most often are found in crawl spaces and basements, but also like any cool and damp area like under logs or stones.
Treat camelback crickets as you would house crickets, but pay particular attention to crawl spaces and basements.

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House Crickets


Behavior:

House crickets live outdoors, but may come indoors in great numbers.
Adult house crickets are 3/4 to1 inch long, are light yellowish-brown and have 3 dark bands on the head.
They will eat almost anything: paper, silk, woolens, fruits, and vegetables, and even rubber. However, unless large numbers occur, such damage is usually minor. House crickets are nocturnal.
House crickets have a distinctive chirping sound. They can be found in warm places suck as kitchens, basements and fireplaces, as well as in cracks and crevices and behind baseboards.

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