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Camel cricket

Camel cricket

Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota Extension

Description: 3/4 inch long.

Where/When: Found in homes, especially in damp, dark areas, during late summer and fall. Does not survive into winter.

Significance: Does not harm people or property, including fabrics. It is just a nuisance.

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