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Subfamily Gryllinae - Field Crickets

Tropical House Cricket - Gryllodes sigillatus - female 168611 Gryllus - Gryllus pennsylvanicus Gryllodes sigillatus - female Gryllus - male handraised Gryllus texensis moult to full adult (female) - Gryllus - female SBBG-SCL-TIC_000128 A type of cricket - Gryllus - female Gryllus rubens - 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)
Numbers
20 species in 7 genera north of Mexico (1)
Identification
Overview of genera:

Acheta - 1 species, introduced, can be found almost anywhere.

Anurogryllus - 2 species, southeastern U.S.

Gryllita - 1 species, southwestern U.S.

Gryllodes - 1 species, introduced, southern U.S.

Gryllus - 17 species, 1 introduced, entire U.S.


Miogryllus - 2 species, eastern and western U.S.

Velarifictorus - 1 species, introduced, eastern U.S. and spreading