mole cricket


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mole cricket

 (mōl)
n.
Any of various burrowing orthopteran insects of the family Gryllotalpidae, having short wings and wide front legs adapted for digging, and sometimes damaging plants by feeding on their roots.

mole cricket

n
(Animals) any subterranean orthopterous insect of the family Gryllotalpidae, of Europe and North America, similar and related to crickets but having the first pair of legs specialized for digging
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Noun1.mole cricket - digs in moist soil and feeds on plant rootsmole cricket - digs in moist soil and feeds on plant roots
cricket - leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
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Mole cricket preventive control depends on monitoring egg hatch and accurately timing insecticide applications for peak emergence.
This piece resembles an enormous mole cricket that has dug up the drawings from the oblivion to which they had been condemned in the earth.
Certain animals, such as: the daily needs of the mice and voles mole cricket cock pangolin completed an important task is to mining capabilities of soil and other substances, is characterized by the formation of the active process of adaptation and soil dug dig enough developed.
41degC) showed body parts of grasshoppers, rice grasshoppers, body parts of cricket and mole cricket Table III.
The mechanism of tuning of the mole cricket singing burrow.
He said Thailand has mole cricket farms and the bugs are then sold in the markets.
The prairie mole cricket Gryllotalpa major Saussure (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) is an endemic to the tallgrass prairie ecosystem of the south central United States (Fig.
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Species of concern, such as the greater prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Henslow's sparrow (Ammodramus benslowii), dickcissel (Spiza americana), regal fritillary butterfly (Speyeria idalia), and prairie mole cricket (Gryllotalpa major) also reside on post.
Species of concern, such as the greater prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Henslow's sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii), dickcissel (Spiza americana), regal fritillary butterfly (Speyeria idalia), and prairie mole cricket (Gryllotalpa major) also reside on post.
1999), moderately resistant to the tropical sod webworm (Herpetogramma phaeopteralis Guenee) (Reinert and Engelke, 2001) and the tawny mole cricket (Scapteriscus vicinus Scudder) (Braman et al.
THE mole cricket was a familiar sight 200 years ago but is now almost extinct.