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Gryllus campestris (Field Cricket)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Gryllus campestris is one of many crickets known as field crickets. These flightless dark colored insects are comparatively large; the males range from 19 to 23 mm and the females from 17 to 22 mm.
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Prey / Diet

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Conocephalus dorsalis (Short-winged Conehead)1
Coscinia cribraria (Speckled Footman)1
Decticus verrucivorus (British wart-biter)1


Coracias garrulus (European Roller)[2]
Lanius excubitor (Northern Shrike)[3]


Parasitized by 
Binema medinae <Unverified Name>[4]
Neyraiella neyrai <Unverified Name>[4]


Europe (Northern Europe, Middle Europe, Southwestern Europe, Southeastern Europe, East Europe); Africa (Northern Africa); Asia-Temperate (Western Asia); Europe(Northern Europe, Middle Europe, Southwestern Europe, Southeastern Europe, East Europe); Asia-Temperate(Western Asia); Type locality: Asia-Tropical, Malesia, [Indonesia];

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2Sosnowski, J., & Chmielewski, S. (1996). Breeding biology of the roller Coracias garrulus in Puszcza Pilicka forest (Central Poland). Acta ornithologica, 31(2), 119-131.
3Diet composition and spatial patterns of food caching in wintering Great Grey Shrikes (Lanius excubitor) in Bulgaria, BORIS P. NIKOLOV, NIKOLAY D. KODZHABASHEV and VASSIL V. POPOV, BIOLOGICAL LETT. 2004, 41(2): 119-133
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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