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black dot on trap caused by eating a cricket



I've been feeding baby crickets to my Dente numerous times with success, but the last time I fet it a cricket, the trap, after 2 days, developed a black dot that kind of resembles a cigarette burn.

I do have to admit that among all the crickets I've fed in the past, the last one was clearly the unhealthiest (it was all but dead).

Now, should I remove the trap along with the culprit cricket before it can do damage to the main plant itself, or can I let the trap keep digesting, and perhaps remove the trap if and when it reopens? Thanks in advance for any input.
If the trap appears to be dying, I would cut off the trap ( leave the stem ).

Sometimes the trap will not close all the way or something is on the bug that causes a problem for the plant.