Acheta Domesticus Densovirus

Five Facts About the Acheta Domesticus Densovirus


AdDNV, or Acheta domesticus Densovirus, is a virus that causes paralysis in crickets. Transmitted to nymphs via the consumption of the feces or corpses of infected crickets, the virus affects the major tissues and, in almost every case, leads to the death of the cricket. At Top Hat Cricket, we think that it is important to understand what AdDNV is, what species it affects and how you can best prevent an outbreak from affecting your crickets. In light of that, we’d like to look at five important facts about AdDNV that will help you keep your crickets – and pets – safe.

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