Black field cricket: Attribution; Ghouston – Wikimedia

Crickets belong to the Order Orthoptera and are found on every continent on earth except Antarctica.

This order of insects encompasses, grasshoppers, crickets and locusts with most being non-problematic, other than a few species that can cause major damage to farming industries when they swarm.

Crickets unlike grasshoppers and locusts do not generally fly or hop as they usually use their strong front arms to dig, climb and walk.