House Cricket - Acheta domesticus
A brown cricket, and sometimes very dark in colour. It is fully winged.
It may be seen on rubbish dumps and in gardens in summer, but often found in houses, bakeries etc.
Mainly nocturnal, sometimes seen outdoors in summer, though it can be seen indoors at other times of the year.
Widespread in England and Wales, scarcer in Scotland.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015