The mole cricket has a smoky brown color above and a yellowish red below. The cricket has a velvety gloss on the surface. The name mole cricket is derived from the resemblance in form of the front pair of legs to those of a mole.
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Nicholson, George The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening, Div. VI (London, England: L. Upcott Gill, 1884)