Cricket

Name: Cricket
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Superfamily: Grylloidea
Family: Gryllidae

Habitat:
Crickets live under rocks and logs in meadows, pastures and along roadsides.

Food:
Crickets are omnivorous scavengers who feed on organic materials, as well as decaying plant material, fungi, and some seedling plants. Crickets eat their won dead when there are no other sources of food available, and exhibit predatorial behavior upon weakened, crippled crickets.

Method of Travel:
Jumping, Flying

Prevention:
1. Eliminate feeding, breeding and hiding spots such as piles of bricks, stones, wood, and dense vegetation located close to the home.
2. Bug-proof your home by caulking window and door frames.
Steps to control:
1. Crickets can maintain themselves inside for long periods of time. Maintaining prevention methods is one of the ways to control infestation.
3. Good, long lasting, low-toxic methods of insect control can be done with Knock Down X-Max Flying & Crawling Insect Killer or other Knock Down products listed below.

Product to use:

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