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The Black Field Cricket is the most common cricket in Australia and is often found in suburban yards of Sydney.The Black Field Cricket is generally heard rather than seen. Underneath the wing covers are modified wings. They are so modified that the cricket cannot fly. Instead it scrambles and hops about in long grass. The bristles on their legs help them to grip the long grass to scurry away from predators .
The Black Field Cricket has a complex song. It is able to amplify its call to sound as if it is coming from somewhere else. Like other crickets, singing occurs at night, and the sound is produced by the male rubbing his wings together.
The Back Field Cricket is found throughout Sydney.
During the day, it hides in vegetation or cracks in the soil and at night it emerges to feed on decaying plant material and insect remains Crickets are eaten by Birds, mice, frogs, possums and many other creatures. They are an important creature in the food chain mainly found in Urban areas and forests.The Black Field Cricket has a life span of only a few months and during this time the female lays about 2,000 eggs.
It is jet black small wings and bristles on there legs its about 2-4 cm in length.
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