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Species Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus - Lesser Short-winged Mole Cricket

Beige and brown patterned bug swimming in the pool - Short-winged mole cricket - Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus - female cricket? - Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus Unknown bug on patio floor. - Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus bug in pool - Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus bug in pool - Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus Scaly cricket?  - Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera)
Infraorder Gryllidea (Crickets)
Family Gryllotalpidae (Mole Crickets)
Genus Neoscapteriscus (Two-clawed Mole Crickets)
Species abbreviatus (Lesser Short-winged Mole Cricket)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scapteriscus abbreviatus Scudder, 1869. Type locality: Pernambuco, Brazil

Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus (Scudder, 1869)
Identification
Adults with very reduced wings.
Range
South America; introduced in isolated areas along the coast of Florida and Georgia
Habitat
Sandy soils, usually near the coast; beaches, lawns, fields, and groves.
Remarks
Accidentally introduced from South America Florida University
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