The cricket is mentioned in Deuteronomy 28:42. There it is listed as one of the animals that God will inflict as punishement on a disobedient congregation. Its appearance we are told will cause widespread famine.
The cricket is a member of the locust family. It is typified in contrast to the locust, by a pair of long antennae that often exceed the length of its body. The cricket belongs to the Kosher group of animals.
Habitat: Southern Countries