Taxon profile


European Mole Cricket
Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Orthoptera - grasshoppers, crickets and katydids »  family Gryllotalpidae - mole crickets »  genus Gryllotalpa

Scientific synonyms

Acheta gryllotalpa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Gryllotalpa vulgaris Latreille, 1804
Gryllus gryllotalpa Linnaeus, 1758
Gryllus talpa Olivier, 1791

Other names

= Commonly Mole Cricket
= Mole Cricket



Taxon in country check-lists*

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Distribution maps

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [403029]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ Kočárek P. a kol. (2013): Rovnokřídlí České republiky (Insecta: Orthoptera) [], Nakladatelství Academia, ISBN 978-80-200-2173-1 [as Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 December 2013

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