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House Cricket (Achetus domesticus)  

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Adult Crickets

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MALE CRICKET achetus domesticus notice the lack of third "tail" (ovipositor)

 

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FEMALE CRICKET achetus domesticus notice  the third "tail" or ovipositor for laying eggs. 

  

 

crix rearing cont inside.jpg (105907 bytes)Two laying boxes in rearing container. The carrots are for hydration. The tiny specs in the egg flats and on the cotton are cricket hatchlings.

 

 

crix egg1.jpg (48063 bytes) This is a single cricket egg (the white spot on the dirt). You may need a magnifying glass to see it.

 

 

This cricket is only a couple of days old. crix on cotton2.jpg (86916 bytes) It is still almost transparent. When they first hatch, they are nearly clear, and about the same size as the egg. 

 

 

two_size_crix.jpg (160260 bytes)Several size hatchlings from 1-3 weeks old. They love the egg cartons.

 

 

baby_crix_eating.jpg (159217 bytes) Baby crickets feeding on a mixture  of oatmeal, bran, and wheat germ.

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