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burrowing bug
Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 12:21 PM
While laying a patio foundation with leveling sand, I found this bug burrowing in the sand. Photo 2 shows what I found the morning after compacting the sand. ( I had covered the sand with plastic overnight.)
Thank you for any information.
John
Miami, Florida

Mole Cricket

Mole Cricket

Hi John,
This is a Mole Cricket in the family Gryllotalpidae .  We have received images of Mole Crickets from many parts of the world, including many from American troops fighting in Iraq.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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