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THE CRICKET

蟋蟀

Posted July 18, 2013, 2:03:00 PM    ∙    By System Admin    ∙    0 Comment    ∙    12435 Views
HEALTH THREAT
Crickets only pose a health threat if directly attacked, their sharp jaws, primarily used to emit their mating song, can give off a strong bite that gives the sensation of burning.
PROPERTY THREAT
Crickets eat almost anything including: fabric, wood, paper and wall paper glue.
Crickets are commonly mistaken for grasshoppers. They both have long flattened bodies with long antennae. To tell if you have a cricket or grasshopper roaming in your house, listen for a distinct chirping calling song, which only the cricket is capable of. While these pests are more annoying than they are dangerous, their jaws are very strong and can give off a bite that burns are very strong and can give off a bite that burns.

MOST COMMON TYPES OF CRICKETS

House Cricket

House crickets can be found in and outside of the home. They prefer moist, dark areas such as basements, wells, garages and attics. This species prefers hot temperatures, so these pests are more common in summer, in houses that retain heat. Common hiding places for house crickets include piles of stone, wood and cardboard boxes.

Traits of a House Cricket

  • Shape: Flattened body with long Antennae
  • Color: Yellowish brown to black
  • Activity: Active at night
  • Body: Noticeably long legs
  • Environment: Hot and dry

Signs of a Cricket Infestation

  • Males emit a chirping noise
  • Some species can fly and jump, similar to grasshoppers
  • Damage to fabrics and materials. Crickets can feed on almost all fabrics, wall paper glue, paper, crops
  • Seedlings and other insects.
健康上的威胁
蟋蟀只对健康造成威胁若直接攻击,它们锋利的下顎,主要用于发出它们的交配歌曲,能强有力的咬并釋放灼热的感觉。
物业上的威胁
蟋蟀几乎什么都吃,包括:织物,木材,纸张和胶水。蟋蟀通常误认为是蚱蜢。它们都拥有长而扁平的身体并有长的触角。分辨它们,倘若你的房子有蟋蟀或是蚱蜢徘徊,倾听是否有明顯不同唧唧呼叫歌曲,其中只有蟋蟀有这本領。尽管这些害虫是比它们的危险更为较烦人,它们的下顎都非常强大,能强有力的咬并釋放灼热。

最常见的蟋蟀类型

家蟋蟀

家蟋蟀可以发现在家的里面和外面。它们比较喜欢潮湿,黑暗的地方,如地下室,井,车库和阁楼。这个种类偏好热的温度,所以这些害虫多见于夏季,积热的房子。家蟋蟀常见的藏身之地包括石材堆,木材堆和纸箱。

家蟋蟀的特征

  • 形状:扁平的身体并有长触角
  • 颜色:黄棕色至黑色
  • 活动:夜间活动
  • 身体:明顯的长腿
  • 环境:炎热和干燥

蟋蟀滋生的迹象

  • 雄性发出鸣叫声
  • 有些种类能飞和跳,类似蚱蜢
  • 损坏布料和材料。蟋蟀几乎以所有织物,墙纸胶水,纸,农作物為食物。
  • 幼苗和其他昆虫
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