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Gymnogryllus sylvestris Gorochov, 2011

Adult Male (ZRC.ORT.156). This image was contributed by Mingkai Tan as part of his undergraduate final year project in NUS.

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Basic Information

Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Gryllinae (Gryllini)
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Identifying Features:
Males produce loud thrillings calls at night near burrow; hide into burrow upon disturbance. Large (BL about 30 mm) with head and pronotum black; tegmen dark; legs yellow brown (except hind legs).