Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Amazing Facts about Cricket | Gryllus Assimilis

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Ensifera
Superfamily: Grylloidea
Family: Gryllidae

Gryllus assimilis

Amazing Facts about Cricket
  1. Can hear using their legs; sound waves vibrate a thin membrane on the cricket's front legs.
  2. They have a good vision and hearing.
  3. Their compound eyes enable them to see in several directions simultaneously. These are said to foretell good luck.
  4. They have very small wings and these lie across the back.
  5. Along with time their legs have been developed to jump at great heights. The size varies from ½ to 1 inch. One of the species is smaller then ¼ inch.
  6. The common house cricket is not bigger than the ½ inch range.
  7. The field cricket is on an average 1 inch in length. The lifespan of a cricket is less than one year.

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