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Genus Ceuthophilus

6007864 Ceuthophilus maculatus? - Ceuthophilus maculatus Camel Cricket - Ceuthophilus alpinus - female Camel Cricket - Ceuthophilus - female Camel Cricket - Ceuthophilus maculatus - female Camel Cricket - Ceuthophilus - male Camel Cricket ID confirmation - Ceuthophilus fossor - male Ceutophilus ? - Ceuthophilus variegatus - male Ceuthophilus agassizii? - Ceuthophilus agassizii - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera)
Infraorder Tettigoniidea (Katydids, Camel Crickets, and relatives)
Family Rhaphidophoridae (Camel Crickets)
Subfamily Ceuthophilinae
Genus Ceuthophilus
Other Common Names
Camel Cricket (usually applied to this genus), Cave Cricket (this and related genera)
Explanation of Names
Author of genus is Scudder, 1862.
Numbers lists 89 species.
Caves, basements, crawl spaces, outdoor closets.
Reported to be scavengers.
Guide TBA--PC (size, etc. print ref details)
Print References
Capinera TBA
Helfer TBA
Hubbell, Broadsides from the Other Orders TBA (1)
Internet References
Insects of Cedar Creek: genus, family page
Orthoptera of the Northern Great Plains--has a key down to genus level
Clemson University: image, fact sheet for family
Works Cited
1.Broadsides from the Other Orders
Sue Hubbell. 1993. Random House.