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Unknown Burrowing beetle with the hind end of a cricket, the head of a beetle/cicada - Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa

Unknown Burrowing beetle with the hind end of a cricket, the head of a beetle/cicada - Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa
Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
September 2, 2013
Size: 2.5-3 in
Found this huge bug swimming in an almost snakelike fashion on top of the water at the shore of the river on my property right after a huge rainstorm flooded all the insects out. The beetle was extremely smart avoiding me at all costs and burrowing under the grass where the water line was. Can someone please tell me what this is so that my mom stops annoying me about researching the thing...it fascinated us both!!!! P.S at the end of the bugs hind end he has two probes coming off in a V shape like an cricket.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

One of the
Mole Crickets here.

 
oh for surreee those are defi
oh for surreee those are definitely them thanks for the quick response Tom!!

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