Species Account for Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa
Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Orthoptera group: Gryllotalpidae
Reproduction for study and non-profit use permitted, all other rights reserved.
Click on dot to query records
member log-on for taxon report
W&C Act: Schedule 5
BAP status: UKBAP
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Endangered
Imagessorry, no pictures available for this species yet - if you have an image please upload it
Taxonomic group: grasshoppers, crickets and allies (Orthoptera group) - County data
Mole Cricket on Orthoptera Recording Scheme website
Essex Red Data List comment
Nationally and locally rare. The recent sighting at South Woodham Ferrers (Essex Field Club Newsletter 35) is thought of as being 'source unknown', possible accidental' - J. Widgery/J.A. Marshall. Four other 10km records all prior to 1961, near Maldon, Colchester, Dovercourt and Southend.