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Anurogryllus celerinictus, the Indies short-tailed cricket, is a species of cricket in the family Gryllidae. It was described in 1973 by Thomas J. Walker.[1][2]

Anurogryllus celerinictus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Ensifera
Family: Gryllidae
Genus: Anurogryllus
A. celerinictus
Binomial name
Anurogryllus celerinictus
Walker, 1973

In January 2019, the noise from its song was proposed as the cause of the Havana syndrome.[3]


  1. ^ Walker, Thomas J. "Indies short-tailed cricket (Anurogryllus celerinictus)". Singing Insects of North America (SINA). Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  2. ^ Cigliano, M. M., H. Braun, D. C. Eades, & D. Otte. "species Anurogryllus celerinictus Walker, 1973". Orthoptera Species File. Retrieved 7 January 2019.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  3. ^ Sample, Ian (6 January 2019). "'Sonic attack' on US embassy in Havana could have been crickets, say scientists". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 January 2019.