Australian Black Field Cricket

Teleogryllus commodus

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Teleogryllus commodus, commonly known as the black field cricket is a cricket species native to Australia.They are significant pests to most plants in Australia and New Zealand. T. commodus belongs to the order Orthoptera, the family Gryllidae which are characterized by wings that are folded on the side of the body, chewing mouthparts and long, thin antennae. Perhaps most interesting is that T. commodus has the ability to learn via the recognition of rewards. In

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  1. (c) Reiner Richter, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/13914576
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teleogryllus_commodus

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