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Crickets
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  • Erin W. Hodgson, Utah State University
  • Jessie Trina, Utah State University
Document Type
Factsheet
Publisher
Utah State University Extension
Publication Date
9-1-2008
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Abstract
Crickets are closely related to grasshoppers and katydids, all belonging in the order Orthoptera. The family of “true crickets” is called Gryllidae, which includes more than 900 different species worldwide. In Utah, we have several species of field crickets and snowy tree crickets located throughout the state. True crickets are often confused with grasshoppers and katydids because they have similar body shapes and large hind legs for jumping.
Citation Information
Erin W. Hodgson and Jessie Trina. "Crickets" (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/erin_hodgson/225/