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HOUSE CRICKET

Description

  • House crickets are ¾"-7/8" in length.
  • House crickets are light brown in appearance.
  • House crickets can live indoors indefinitely unlike field crickets.
  • House crickets were introduced to the US by Europe and are not native.
  • House crickets are a nuisance pest because of their constant chirping.

Control

  • House crickets can be controlled by general interior treatments.
  • Exterior perimeter treatments should be performed to prevent further crickets from entering the home.
  • Crawlspaces should also be treated.
  • Granular insecticide baits may be used to aid in control of house crickets.