Field Crickets


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Field Crickets

 

various, mostly small, species of non-gregarious grasshoppers.

Field crickets are found in greatest diversity in wilderness areas. Many field crickets are harmful to crops. These pest species include Gomphocerus sibiricus, Chorthippus albomarghinatus, and Pararcyptera microptera in the forest-steppe and steppe zones and Dociostaurus kraussi and Ramburiella turcomana in Middle Asia.

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Bailey NW, French N (2012) Same-sex sexual behaviour and mistaken identity in male field crickets, Teleogryllus oceanicus.
On the other hand, there was no significant difference in pre and post trash burning populations of field crickets, cockroaches, hairy caterpillar and ground beetles.
Lepidoptera larvae , abdomen of field cricket ,Cicada
In the evening and nighttime, males call from cracks in the soil as is common with field crickets in the genus Gryllus.
Phonotaxis in female Ormia ochracea (Diptera, Tachinidae), a parasitoid of field crickets.
The timing of calling, movement, and mating in the field crickets Gryllus veletis, G.
ochracea acoustically locate singing male field crickets and subsequently parasitize them (Cade 1975).
Luke Verburgt of the University of Pretoria, South Africa and colleagues recorded the mating songs of the 25 male field crickets (Gryllus bimaculatus), when they were young (10 to 12 days old) and older (48 to 50 days old).
From micro- to macroevolution through quantitative genetic variation: positive evidence from field crickets.
Aggressiveness, territoriality and sexual behavior in field crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae).
Calling songs of field crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus) with and without phonotactic parasitoid infection.