Definition of camel cricket in English:

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  • A humpbacked wingless insect related to the grasshoppers, typically living in caves or holes. Also called cave cricket.
    • Family Raphidophoridae: several genera
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    • Treating indoor floor areas where camel crickets hide during the day is a last resort of limited benefit.
    • If only a few camel crickets are noted throughout the winter, simply remove them by hand.
    • When you come upon the camel cricket, it springs at you, but so quickly you can't see it.

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