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Photo#1666042
Unidentified bug - Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa

Unidentified bug - Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa
Pleasantville, Westchester County, New York, USA
May 25, 2019
Size: About 1 inch in length

Moved
This photo may only show the head and pronotum of the insect (the rest of the body probably was eaten by a bird), but the pose it died in is perfect to show the inner side of the foreleg, which has the necessary identifying features of Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa, a European species currently introduced only in the vicinity of Westchester county. See the key at SINA: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/walker/buzz/s341k1.htm

Moved from ID Request.

Mole Cricket


(Not necessarily this species.)

 
Mole Cricket
Thanks for the ID! I see now that I was only looking at half of the bug.

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