Types of crickets
- Camel cricket
- House cricket
- Field cricket
- Cave cricket
- Jerusalem cricket
Although crickets can bite, they do not always puncture the skin. Diseases can be spread through their bite. Crickets carry a large number of diseases and have the ability to cause painful sores, that aren’t fatal to humans.
Did you know?
- There are over 900 species of crickets.
- Crickets can survive in several habitats.
- Crickets are usually 1 to 2 inches (5 cm) long.
- Their antennas can detect movement of the prey and facilitate finding of food.
- Their eyes consist of large number of lenses which ensure visualization of different pictures at the same time.
- Only male crickets can produce sounds (songs).
- Some species can live under ground and under trees.
- Crickets do not have long lifespan, but they can survive up to one year in the wild.
- A female cricket lies about 5-10 eggs a day, but can only produce about 100 in their lifetime.