Camel Crickets in Illinois


Camel crickets are common household pests in Illinois. Easily identified by their humpbacked appearance, these critters are frequently found in basements, kitchens and bathroom areas. While they are usually accidental pests, they can nevertheless begin to breed once they've found a warm location. Amateur pest control techniques are nearly always unsuccessful with camel crickets. Professional exterminators will be needed to eliminate breeding colonies once and for all. Appearance Camel crickets are much different than field crickets. In fact, they do not have any wings and do not chirp. The crickets are generally very good jumpers and can be [...]