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cave cricket

noun
1.
any of several nocturnal, wingless, cricketlike long-horned grasshoppers of the family Gryllacrididae, characterized by a humpbacked appearance and inhabiting dark moist habitats, as caves, cellars, hollow trees, and the ground under logs and stones.
Also called camel cricket.
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  • The blind cave beetle at left is especially adept at finding the buried eggs of the cave cricket seen in the right photo.
  • So is the cave cricket, or camel cricket, that lives in caves.

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