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Photo#8790
Northern Mole Cricket - Neocurtilla hexadactyla - female

Northern Mole Cricket - Neocurtilla hexadactyla - Female
Durham County, North Carolina, USA
October 4, 2003
Size: 30 mm
Found at a lighted area at night. Chilled and posed. Length (tip of abdomen to head), 30 mm. Any suggestions as to whether this is male or female?

Compare Southern Mole Cricket, Scapteriscus borellii, which has differently colored pronotum and longer wings:



See close-ups of head, front tarsi in linked image:

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Northern Mole Cricket - Neocurtilla hexadactyla - female Northern Mole Cricket - Neocurtilla hexadactyla - female

Very nice photo. & These guy
Very nice photo. & These guys are tough to photograph——quick-moving!

--Stephen

Stephen Cresswell
Buckhannon, WV
www.stephencresswell.com

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