Sphagnum Ground Cricket (Neonemobius palustris)

Sphagnum Ground Cricket (Neonemobius palustris) © Jeremy Collison (iNaturalist)

The tiny Sphagnum Ground Cricket lives in swamps and peat-bogs among sphagnum mosses, sedges, and rushes. It is a retiring creature, not easy to capture, and moves away or hides when approached.

Also called Marsh Ground Cricket.

Conservation Status

Global: G5


Adults are present from late July to frost.

More Information

Vermont Distribution

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