Prairie Mole Cricket

KANSAS: SINC
FEDERAL: N/A
Scientific Name: Gryllotalpa major
CATEGORY: SINC
SPECIES CLASS: Invertebrates
Date Listed: SINC 1993
Recovery Plan: No

SPECIES DESCRIPTION

The Prairie Mole Cricket requires undisturbed or lightly disturbed tallgrass prairie. Forelimbs are adapted for digging. It is reddish-brown to tan, and one of the largest insects in North America. They can utilize native hay meadows. The general range of this cricket is east of the Flint Hills and south of the Kansas River.

SPECIES PROTECTION AND CRITICAL HABITATS: DESIGNATED CRITICAL HABITATS
The following counties contain critical habitat for Prairie Mole Cricket:
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