Gryllotalpidae


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Gryllotalpidae

[′gril·ō′tal·pə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of North American insects in the order Orthoptera which live in sand or mud; they eat the roots of seedlings growing in moist, light soils.
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The species of Gryllotalpidae previously known from Bahia State are: Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus (Scudder), Neoscapteriscus didactylus (Latreille), Neocurtilla hexadactyla (Perty), and Neoscapteriscus vicinus (Scudder).
New record of Euphasiopteryx depleta (Diptera: Tachinidae) from Paraguay: attraction to broadcast calls of Scapteriscus acletus (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae).
Lekking in Gryllotalpa major, the prairie mole cricket (Insecta: Gryllotalpidae).
Cuticular lipids for species recognition of mole crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) I.
Very few molecular sequences resolved to species level in the Gryllotalpidae have been deposited into GenBank (but see Kim et al.
Family/species Life stage Body length observed (mm) * Tetrigidae Tetrix ceperoi Adult (G) 8-13 Tetrix subulata Adult (G) 9-14 Tetrix undulata Adult (G) 8-11 Acrididae Chorthippus parallelus Nymph (G) 4-15 Omocestus viridulus Adult (W) 15-22 Gryllotalpidae Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa Nymph/adult (G) 35-46 * Body length taken from Marshall & Haes (1988) and measurements of captive grasshoppers by the author.
Permanent control of pest mole crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae: Scapteriscus) in Florida.
Simultaneous measurement of metabolic and acoustic power and the efficiency of sound production in two mole cricket species (Orthoptera : Gryllotalpidae).
Gryllotalpa africana (Gryllotalpidae) were collected at night from lawns on the campus of the University of Pretoria.
Potential resistance in zoysiagrass to tawny mole cricket (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae).