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Gymnogryllus malayanusDesutter-Grandcolas, 1996

Adult Female (ZRC.ORT.445). 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 35 mm) with head and pronotum red; tegmen red; legs red brown.