Schizodactylidae is a family of orthopteraninsects found in Asia and Africa, known as dune crickets or splay-footed crickets. They are usually found in desert and sandy areas. Some species are believed to be predatory. Detailed study has been investigated for one of the member of Schizodactylidae, S. inexpectatus, by G.Aydin. T. B. Fletcher notes that one individual did not feed on any vegetable matter.