Given name : Domestic cricket
Latin name : Acheta domesticus
Physical characteristics : It is light brown in color and can measure 16 to 20 millimetres. The females have what is called an oviscapte, a long thin tube in the back of the abdomen that is used to deposit the eggs in the ground.
Behaviour : This cricket enjoys warm temperature and is mostly active during the day. It can if needed be active in the evening and at dawn. It digs tunnels in the grown to hide from danger.
Diet : Omnivore, eats mostly leaves, grains, fruits, other insects, food waste and baked goods.
Reproduction : The cricket mates in the spring and can last through out summer, this is due to the fact that females can lay eggs more than once. The male attracts the female by stridulating this is the sound it makes by rubbing it's wings together. The females lays many eggs in the ground where it is humid. The offspring is identical to the adults, they grow very fast and reach their adult size in about two weeks.