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|Species: Gryllus pennsylvanicus|
Field crickets are 1" long and black to dark brown in color. They have long antennae, wtih 2 cerci, or segmented sensory organs, at the rear of their abdomen.
Habitat & Range
Field crickets live in fields, meadows, and forests across the US and Southern Canada.
They are scavengers, and eat a varietyof plants, fruit, seeds, and other insects. They chirp in threes or long trills.
Either eggs or nymphs will overwinter in the soil.
Featured image by James Dake