House crickets are active at night and hide in dark warm places during the day. They feed on fabric and carpet when in the home, leaving rough areas from pulling the fabric loose while eating.
HOUSE CRICKETS ACHETA DOMESTICUS (LINNAEUS)
Yellowish brown with 3 dark cross bands on head
3/4 – 7/8” (16-22 mm)
The camel cricket has a humpbacked appearance, giving its name camel cricket. They do not chirp. They are nocturnal and hide during the day. They are widespread in the United States. Camel crickets do not pose a health threat but when they gain entry in the home, some species have damaged clothing and fabrics.
CAMEL CRICKETS VARIOUS, MOSTLY CEUTHOPHILUS SPP.
Light to dark brown, often mottled with dark bands on some segments
Humpbacked with long, very enlarged hind legs
½”- 1 ½” (13-33 mm)