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Velarifictorus (Velarifictorus) aspersus(Walker, 1869)aspersus(Walker, 1869)

Adult Female (ZRC.ORT.127). 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 (Modicogryllini)
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Identifying Features:
Male produces chirping calls. Smaller (BL about 15 mm); head rounded, with enlarged mandibles in larger males; head and pronotum pale with dense black patterns; legs with similar colour patterns as head and pronotum; male tegmenegmen truncated, not reaching abdominal apex, with apical area about as long as or shorter than length of mirror. Head, pronotum and legs pubescent