Japanese Camel Cricket (Diestrammena japanica)

Japanese Camel Cricket (Diestrammena japanica) © rhansen41655 (iNaturalist)

Thought to be native to Japan and/or the Indochina Peninsula in southern Asia, the Japanese Camel Cricket is an introduced species.

Most likely habitat humid dark places such as cellars, basements, wells, etc. An omnivorous scavenger, this cricket has a variety of food options.

Conservation Status



The graph of observations recorded in iNaturalist show two peaks: a smaller curve March – May with peak in April and a second, higher, curve May – December peaking in July.

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Vermont Distribution

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