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Spider Cricket - Diestrammena asynamora

Spider Cricket - Diestrammena asynamora
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
November 12, 2008
Size: dime
I have seen a few of these since I moved into my new house. They jump like a cricket but they have the long spider like legs. They gross me out and freak me out. What are they? Are they harmful? Poisonous? I've heard them called cave crickets, spider crickets, camel crickets...

Spider Crickets
We find these scary jumping little critters everywhere in our home. Does anyone know how to get rid of them?

spider cricket
i have these in my basement and they scare me when i do laundry .. i call then spicket hoppers ..now i know that i am not the only one that has them .. they just really scare me

 
Hello Sarah, I totally unders
Hello Sarah, I totally understand- they are very scary, we find ourselves jumping, running and screaming for my husband on a regular bases, wish we could get rid of them... ewe!!!

Moved
Moved from Diestrammena.

Moved
Moved from Camel Crickets.

YAY! We were wondering what t
YAY! We were wondering what those are!

completely harmless indeed...
However I have found that they DO have a nasty habit of jumping out at you when you least expect it.

Camel Cricket...
Not harmful or poisonous at all..these are mainly scavengers though they might take a bite out of your clothes...see http://bugguide.net/node/view/153

 
spider crickets
I live in NJ and my wife started noticing these things about 2yrs ago, they scare the heck out of the both of us. We have a crawl space which is dirt. What can you use to illimanate them?

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