Banded crickets (Gryllodes sigillatus) are a very prolific
species of cricket, originating from tropical regions.
Banded crickets are sold as hatchlings (1-2mm), firsts
(3mm), seconds (6mm), thirds (8mm), fourths (12-14mm), standards
(15-18mm) and large (20-22mm).
Whilst smaller than other cricket species, they are packed in
larger quantities, making them the most economic cricket sold by
Monkfield. They are excellent climbers, making them a popular
choice for people catering for arboreal species. As with any
insect, proper supplementation should be given prior to feeding to