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Common Garden Cricket

Gryllus bimaculatus


shiny black cricket about 1 inch (25mm) in length, with white at the root of its wings just behind the thorax and very obvious trifid projections at the tail, not sure whether this was a female ovipositor or a male with wing extensions.


dry arid bush savannah with hot summers and dry winters.

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Lephalale Local Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa

Lat: -23.53, Long: 27.05

Spotted on Mar 14, 2012
Submitted on Sep 4, 2012

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