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Species Neoscapteriscus borellii - Southern Mole Cricket

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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 borellii (Southern Mole Cricket)
Other Common Names
Unwelcome Mole Cricket
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scapteriscus borellii Giglio-Tos 1894 (described from Paraguay)
Scapteriscus acletus Rehn & Hebard 1916 (described from Georgia)
Explanation of Names
Neoscapteriscus borellii (Giglio-Tos 1894)
25-35 mm
Brown to pinkish, pronotum dark with four pale spots
neotropical species introduced to se US & parts of California
Gardens, lawns, agricultural land
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Fact sheet (Capinera & Leppla 2016)(3)