Subject: Mystery nightmare insect
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
March 19, 2013 5:22 am
Bugman!! Please help!! These diabolical little insect keep finding their way into my house! They are definitely nocturnal, and they can fly… The cats just looooove playing (and devouring…bleeeugh) this bug.. What is it!!!!!????
Signature: Bonny

Mole Cricket

Mole Cricket

Dear Bonny,
This is a Mole Cricket, and it uses those specially adapted front legs for subterranean digging.

Location: South Africa

2 Responses to Mole Cricket from South Africa

  1. Johan Pretorius says:

    MORE than likely to be Gryllotalpa Africana.

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