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Facts are statements which are held to be true and often contrasted with opinions and beliefs. Our unusual and interesting facts about Crickets, trivia and information, including some useful statistics about animals will fascinate everyone from kids and children to adults. Interesting Facts about Crickets
are as follows:

  • Fact 1 - Definition: Crickets (also known as "true crickets") are leaping insects characterised by the chirping noises made by the males
  • Fact 2 - Crickets have somewhat flattened bodies and long antennae and are similar to Grasshoppers
  • Fact 3 - The antennae are called feelers
  • Fact 4 - Crickets are characterised by their hopping movements and short jerky runs
  • Fact 5 - Only the male crickets chirp
  • Fact 6 - The wings of the males have a large vein with a row of "teeth," (like a comb does) The chirping sound is created by running the top of one wing along the teeth at the bottom of the other wing
  • Fact 7 - There are approx 900 species of crickets
  • Fact 8 - Crickets stats and facts
    • Colors: Black, red, brown, green
    • Length: 15mm - 25mm
    • Habitat: Field, meadows
    • Lifespan: Less than 1 year
    • Diet: Crickets are omnivores eating insects, fungi and plants
  • Fact 9 - Crickets chirp at different rates according to the species and to the temperature of their environment
  • Fact 10 - Crickets chirp at higher rates the higher the temperature is
  • Fact 11 - Crickets are scavengers!
  • Fact 12 - Crickets can bite humans!
  • Fact 13 - Predators of Crickets include the Tortoise, SalamanderFrogs, Lizards, and Spiders
  • Fact 14 - The most famous cricket is Jiminy Cricket in the Disney movie of Pinocchio
  • Fact 15 - They have good senses of hearing and sight
  • Fact 16 - Crickets have wings - but most of them do not fly!
  • Fact 17 - Their chirps of the males are used to:
    • Court females
    • Repel other males

Tropical House Cricket

Facts about Crickets - Scientific Names / Classification
Scientific Names / Classification of  the Cricket - The scientists who study animals (zoology) are called zoologists. Each animal that is studied is classified, that is, split into descriptive groups starting with main groups (vertebrates and invertebrates) the Families of animals are also included and the families are then split into species. These various scientific facts about  the Cricket are as follows:

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

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