crickets Crickets are typically jumping insects. They have very long antennae with hind legs designed for jumping. They hear from their front legs! They breathe through various holes called spiracles. These omnivores hatch from eggs that the females lay in the soil. Crickets, with their very long legs, can make even a seasoned outdoorsman nervous although they don’t sting or bite. Have a cricket problem? Call us today for a free inspection.