mole cricket(redirected from Gryllotalpidae)
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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.
(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