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Gryllotalpa nymphicusTan, 2012

Adult Male (ZRC.ORT.1026). This image was contributed by Mingkai Tan as part of his undergraduate final year project in NUS.

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Identified By: MK Tan

Basic Information

Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae: Gryllotalpinae
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Identifying Features:
Forelegs modified for burrowing but differ from other mole crickets by body entirely brown; very large (45 mm in BL).
This species is described from Singapore, and is thus far only known from Singapore

Gryllotalpidae (Mole-crickets)