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I take it, from Kawabata's novel The Old Capital, that Suzumushi are kept as pets and that fanciers trade male suzumushi to avoid inbreeding. I don't know anything about it, however, unfortunately, but the article on them should obviously cover this topic. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 10:49, 24 November 2013 (UTC)