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Gryllotalpa fulvipesSaussure, 1877

Adult Male (ZRC.ORT.272). 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: Gryllotalpidae: Gryllotalpinae
Residency Status:


Identifying Features:
Forelegs modified for burrowing but differ from other mole crickets by dark body and orange legs, smaller than other speces, about 20 mm in BL. Males produce call in early evening.
Listed as endangered in The Singapore Red Data Book 2nd Edition

Gryllotalpidae (Mole-crickets)