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European Mole Cricket

Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa

Description:

The Mole Cricket is part of the family of grasshoppers, locusts and crickets. This one was around 5cm long and could certainly scuttle along, I had a real job trying to keep up with him to get a decent photo. They have very small eyes compared to the size of their heads. Their legs look very muscular. This one was on the footpath that runs along side our local beach.

1 Species ID Suggestions

XemaRomero
XemaRomero 9 years ago
Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa


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4 Comments

Janice Parr
Janice Parr 9 years ago

Thank you XemaRomero for the species ID.

Janice Parr
Janice Parr 9 years ago

Thank you Maria dB and C.Sydes.

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

nice spotting!

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 9 years ago

good spot

Janice Parr
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Janice Parr

Aydın, Turkey

Spotted on May 17, 2012
Submitted on May 23, 2012

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