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A wingless humpbacked insect related to the grasshoppers, typically living in caves or holes.Also called cave cricket
- ‘If only a few camel crickets are noted throughout the winter, simply remove them by hand.’
- ‘Like other crickets, camel crickets will invade buildings in the fall seeking suitable places to pass the winter.’
- ‘Treating indoor floor areas where camel crickets hide during the day is a last resort of limited benefit.’
- ‘Is there anything I can do to get rid of camel crickets that is safe to use around chickens?’
- ‘Another name for camel crickets is cave crickets, and some species that inhabit the lightless, subterranean realm are sightless.’
- ‘Some camel crickets are predators, and they come out at night to feed on other insects.’
- ‘This is especially effective for camel crickets which prefer a moist environment.’
- ‘Jerusalem crickets and camel crickets have lost their wings entirely.’
- ‘When you come upon the camel cricket, it springs at you, but so quickly you can't see it.’
- ‘There are lots of products on the market that will control camel crickets, but cats are super sensitive to chemicals.’
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