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Camel Crickets

April 20, 2022

The Camel Cricket has a humpbacked appearance, resembling that of a camel, hence its name. Also, Camel Crickets are commonly known as spider crickets or cave crickets because you can find them in caves. Damp, cool areas underneath rotting logs, stones, and leaves are ideal shelters for the Camel Crickets. Camel Crickets are common in the United States, and they have a lifespan of one to two years.

There is more to learn about the Carmel Crickets, and the information below will be helpful;

Interesting Facts about the Camel Crickets

  • The Camel Cricket weighs 20 grams.
  • The Camel Cricket has a height of 10cm and a length of 1.25 inches.
  • It has a gestation period of 10-12 weeks.
  • Camel Crickets can be found anywhere in the world except Madagascar and New Caledonia.
  • They do not have sound-producing organs; therefore, they do not chip.
  • The Camel Crickets jump when they are frightened; jumping is their way of getting out of danger.
  • You can use Diatomaceous to kill the Camel Crickets if they become a nuisance.
  • Diatomaceous dries the cricket’s body when it falls on it. Therefore, it will help to sprinkle Diatomaceous where you spot the Camel Crickets.


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