Greenhouse Camel Cricket Diestrammena asynamora (Adelung, 1902)Non-native  Synonyms: Greenhouse Stone Cricket, Spider Cricket, Tachycines asynamorus.

Status:

"Could turn up worldwide anywhere humans provide suitable habitat. Easily transported in freight, luggage, and nursery stock. Introduced into and apparently now locally common in most of Europe and in the U.S. and southernmost Canada from the Atlantic coast to the east base of the Rockies. Probably originated in China." (BugGuide)

Description:

Compare recent arrival to North America, Japanese Camel Cricket (Diestrammena japanica). See also genus Ceuthophilus.

Where to find:

"Perhaps originally found in caves or similar environments. In North America common in basements, cellars, wells, irrigation boxes, sheds, under benches in greenhouses, and similar relatively warm dark damp or humid environments. Often found in aggregations of many individuals. Where conditions are excessively dry, these insects usually are not found." (BugGuide)

There are 39 records in the project database.

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A female Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/12/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/26/2015). Photo by Jessica Morgan. (MBP list)

A male Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/7/2014). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A female Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/26/2014). Photo by David Hilmy. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/13/2009). Photo by Philip Brody. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Howard Co., Maryland (11/2/2016). Photo by Kurt Schwarz. (MBP list)

A female Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/13/2011). Photo by David Illig. (MBP list)

A female Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/29/2012). Photo by Rod Burley. (MBP list)

A young Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/9/2012). Verified by David J. Ferguson/BugGuide. Photo by Robert Hill. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket found roosting about 6' up on a Southern Red Oak in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/22/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/24/2017). Photo by Matt Grey. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Wicomico Co., Maryland (10/19/2015). Photo by Travis Clemens. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/12/2015). Photo by Jane Kostenko. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Baltimore City, Maryland (10/20/2006). Determined by Brandon Woo/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

An immature Greenhouse Camel Cricket from Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/23/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Baltimore Co., Maryland (11/23/2015). Photo by Nikki DeBraccio. (MBP list)

A Greenhouse Camel Cricket in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/7/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)


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