Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phrixocnemis validus S.H. Scudder, 1894. Type locality: California
Rhachocnemis scudder (S.H. Scudder) Caudell, 1916
Light-colored Camel Cricket with "sand basket" on hind tibiae. Most easily identified to genus and species by where found.
Dunes near and along Pacific coast in California. Recorded from near Point Reyes to Santa Barbara.
Adults year-round, but most abundantly in late winter
Omnivorous scavengers, and at least opportunistically carnivorous.