Definition of house cricket in English:

house cricket

Syllabification: house crick·et


  • A chiefly nocturnal cricket with a birdlike warble, native to North Africa and southwestern Asia. It has become established in heated buildings.
    • Acheta domesticus, family Gryllidae
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    • Spiders were shipped to Toronto and reared in a reversed 12-h dark / 12-h light cycle on a standardized diet of fruit flies (Drosophila spp.) and house crickets.
    • Both species were maintained on a diet of domestic house crickets.
    • Several R2-less insect species, such as the European house cricket Acheta domesticus, have no insertion in rDNA.

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