Cave Cricket Phaeophilacris Bredoides
- PHAEOPHILACRIS BREDOIDES (KALTENBACH, 1986)
Distribution: Chipongwe Cave, around Lusaka, Zambia, Africa
Size: ♂ : ♀: about 19-25 mm
Posture: 20-30 ° C, 70-80% RAH
Lining: Gemischtkostler: apple, carrot, fish flake food
Reproduction: lay eggs in the substrate (humus-sand mix), 150-200 eggs, hatching after 5-8 weeks.
SPALACOMIMUS CF. MAGNUS
Distribution: Tanzania, Africa
Origin of the breeding strain: around Arusha, Tanzania
Size: ♂: about 70mm
♀: about 80mm
Posture: 25-30 ° C, 50-60% RAH
Lining: Gemischtkostler: Fish flake food, cat / dog dry food, insects (ideally death), fruit
Reproduction: lay eggs in the substrate (humus-sand mix), slip after 10-14 months
Tips / Features : This type tends to cannibalism. The eggs require a "dry-wet period" for a successful hatching.The males of this species produce extremely loud Stridulationsgeräusche in the evenings.
Our animals are regularly fed with dead locusts (Schistocerca gregaria), which we have previously frozen and thawed in an appropriate number range for use as feed.
- NASTONOTUS CF. REDUCTUS (BRUNNER VON WATTENWYL, 1895)
Distribution: Northern South America
Size: ♂: about 50mm
Origin of the breeding strain: Curacao (Netherlands Antilles).
Attitude: temperatures of about 25-30 ° C at a humidity of about 70%.
Lining: Gemischtkostler: dead and live insects, fish flake food, fruits and vegetables (preferably corn, cabbage, carrot)
Reproduction: lay eggs in palms, weißfaulem wood, floral foam.
Tips / features: The animals seek shelter during the day in caves. Immediate withdrawal at fault.
PRIONOSTHENUS (PRIONOSTHENUS) GALERICULATUS (STÅL, 1876)
Armored Ground Cricket - Preparing Food/Feeding
- TARBINSKIELLUS PORTENTOSUS (LICHTENSTEIN, 1796)
- TELEOGRYLLUS EMMA (OHMACHI & MATSUURA, 1951)
Origin of the breeding strain: Japan
Size: ♂: ♀: about 2.5 mm
Attitude: to about 25 ° C, 80% RAH
: Lining offer fish flake food, apple, carrot and water source
Reproduction: lay eggs in the substrate (humus-sand mixture). For successful breeding lasting a cooler diapause eggs is needed.
Slip rate of over 90% can be achieved when the eggs are incubated 9 days after storage for a period of 50 days at 10 ° C. (Nam Jung Kim, Seong Jin Hong Seong Hyun & Kim. 2011. Int. J. Indust. Entomol. Vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 207 ~ 213)
Tips / features : "sing" The males who Stridulationsgeräusche can last all night.
- VELARIFICTORUS (PSEUDOCOIBLEMMUS) LONGIFRONS (CHOPARD, 1969)
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Origin of the breeding strain: Ratchaburi Province, Thailand
Size: ♂ / ♀: 30-40 mm
Attitude: ca. 25 ° C, 80-90% RAH
Lining: Gemischtkostler (eg fruit, vegetables, Hafeflocken, fish flakes lining)
Reproduction: oviposition of individual eggs in the substrate (humus-sand mixture)
Tips / Features : The males possess different starkt pronounced Auswüche head. It is believed that the size of the "horn" is dependent on the respective dominance of the male and may be associated.
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