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Species Gryllodes sigillatus - Tropical House Cricket

Male Tropical House Cricket - Gryllodes sigillatus - male Cricket - Gryllodes sigillatus - female Gryllodes sigillatus - male Gryllodes sigillatus - female Gryllodes sigillatus - male Tropical House Cricket - Gryllodes sigillatus - female On the Driveway - Gryllodes sigillatus - female Gryllodes sig out in the sun? - Gryllodes sigillatus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera)
Infraorder Gryllidea (Crickets)
Family Gryllidae (True Crickets)
Subfamily Gryllinae (Field Crickets)
Genus Gryllodes
Species sigillatus (Tropical House Cricket)
Other Common Names
Indian House Cricket, Decorated Cricket, Banded Cricket
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gryllodes sigillatus (F. Walker 1869)

Has been confused with Gryllodes supplicans. There are 11 synonyms for G. sigillatus listed at Orthoptera Species File
Explanation of Names
Author: F. Walker
Numbers
1 species in this genus in North America.
Range
Southern tier of states from CA to FL
Habitat
Human-modified habitats
Season
Year-round
Food
Generalist omnivore
Remarks
Probably introduced from Asia.

Raised and sold for pet food.
See Also
Acheta domesticus
Internet References
synonyms and classification (Orthoptera Species File)