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Old 07-11-2011, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Islip,NY
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I had them when I first moved into my basement. They like dark damp places. Once we finished it and kept the conditions steady with a dehumidifier I haven't seen them. They are NASTY looking suckers for sure.
yes and disgusting looking uuugghh!
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Old 07-12-2011, 12:13 PM
 
Location: Nassau/Queens border
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Camel crickets do not chirp, unlike field crickets.
Camel crickets have very poor eyesight.
Camel crickets do not bite and are not harmful to humans.
Camel crickets will bound toward perceived threats in an attempt to intimidate.
Camel crickets also can be identified by their grasshopperlike back legs and long antennae.
Camel crickets usually do not reproduce indoors. They lay their eggs in soil during spring months but can be tricked into laying their eggs in rotted wood or other material that may have the appearance of soil. Even so, indoor reproduction is most likely to occur in a greenhouse or old barn, where humidity is much higher than in your home.

Read more: How to Get Rid of a Camel Cricket | eHow.com How to Get Rid of a Camel Cricket | eHow.com

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Old 07-12-2011, 12:22 PM
 
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Y'all just keep on using that Roundup poison and enjoy the results.
Roundup is a herbicide.
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Old 07-13-2011, 09:07 AM
 
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Thanks guys....now I've been outside at night listening for crickets. Great....


No crickets, but man there are some huge beetles this summer.
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:13 AM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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Fireflies -- yes.
Crickets -- yes.
Gnarly cicada skins on the siding and trees -- yes and blech!
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Old 07-13-2011, 11:43 AM
 
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Default hmm

I am in medford. Which hasa lot of forrested area and We do have crickets and a TON of fire flies. I guess it just depends on the area.
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Old 07-13-2011, 01:16 PM
 
Location: Nassau/Queens border
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I like Cidadas. I find their chirping soothing and relaxing. <3
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Old 07-13-2011, 08:20 PM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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I like Cidadas. I find their chirping soothing and relaxing. <3
The chirping is nice. It's those crunchy skins all over the place which skeeve me.
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Old 07-14-2011, 08:11 AM
 
Location: Centereach
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I am in medford. Which hasa lot of forrested area and We do have crickets and a TON of fire flies. I guess it just depends on the area.

You're absolutely right. In Lake Grove there's an area by a pond where I noticed lots of chirping going on in the WINTER!!! I asked a homeowner and she said it's like that year round. Go figure.
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Old 07-14-2011, 08:51 AM
 
Location: Massapequa Park
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The chirping is nice. It's those crunchy skins all over the place which skeeve me.
they're tasty actually, don't knock em until you try.


Still no crickets.
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