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Unidentified at suppressed - 12 Apr 2022
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Identification history

Gryllotalpa australis 13 May 2022 trevorpreston
Unidentified 12 Apr 2022 micosaus

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Mole cricket?

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   13 May 2022
I have suggested this mole cricket is Gryllotalpa australis (Rentz p357). It is not nitidula because its pronota is not smooth shiny and dark, leaving australis or coarctata. I believe its australis because of how dark the tegmina are.

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Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12 Apr 2022 01:11 PM Recorded on
  • micosaus Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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