Definition of mole cricket in English:
A large burrowing nocturnal cricket-like insect with broad forelegs, the female of which lays her eggs in an underground nest and guards the young. Very rare in Britain, it can be a pest in some other areas.
- Family Gryllotalpidae: several genera
- The prairie mole cricket, Gryllotalpa major, is the largest North American cricket.
- Other animals and plants such as the mole cricket and marsh gentian, which are suited to wetter heaths, may suffer as their habitat dries out in the summer.
- Earwigs are amazing, under-appreciated insects that can devouring mole crickets and eat up to fifty chinch bugs a night!
Definition of mole cricket in:
- US English dictionary
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