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Jamaican Field Cricket

Scientific Name
Gryllus assimilis
Scientific Author
(Fabricius, 1775)
Taxonomy
(Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Gryllinae: Gryllini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Wing - Nymph
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Source
Caroline Harding MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Body dark brown; lateral arms of ecdysial suture well-defined; most of circumocular area light yellow-brown; metathoracic wings never shorter than tegmina (i.e. macropterous);

Male stridulatory file with 105-130 teeth.

References

- Alexander, R.D. & Walker, T.J. (1962). Two introduced field crickets new to eastern United States (Orthoptera: Gryllidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 55: 90-94.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
14/07/2011 12:21 AEST
Last Updated
08/04/2014 20:52 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Jamaican Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis) Updated on 4/8/2014 8:52:10 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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