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Seasonal Crickets

Prepare thy-selves people of Central Texas…..they are coming.  I’ve seen immature crickets around various buildings in Central Texas.  The adult masses are building. Crickets are about 1″ long, dark brown to black with large hind legs used for jumping.  Female crickets have a large, sword-like structure, the ovipositor, protruding from the tip of the abdomen. The ovipositor is an egg laying structure. Crickets feed on plant material and other insects.  They can cause damage to seedlings and be destructive to plants when in high numbers.  Males can become… Read More →