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prairie mole cricket

Gryllotalpa major

image of Gryllotalpa major
Left foreleg of male, Vernon County, Missouri.
Photograph by Lucinda Treadwell, University of Florida.

In this picture, the blade-like process of the forefemur that is a characteristic of the genus extends part way across the base of the shortest tibial dactyl. (The pictorial key to mole cricket genera has a labeled drawing of this.)