The mole-cricket is, like the grasshopper, a child of summer.
One creature, and one only, approaches me; that is the mole-cricket.
Its note when disturbed or flying is very peculiar, resembling in sound the muffled stridulating of the mole-cricket.
The habits of the mole-cricket are nearly the same as those of the mole.
The mole-cricket, instead of replying politely, made a sudden rush at his cousin, with his large jaws wide open.
Mr Gould, indeed, fed a mole-cricket for several months upon ants.
The mole-cricket turned up from nowhere in particular, and his voice was the tinkling of a silver bell.
The mole-cricket, so called from the similarity of its habits to those of the mole, is an ugly, but very curious-looking insect.
These limbs are formed almost exactly like the fore feet of the mole, and for this reason the insect is known as the mole-cricket.
But the most remarkable burrower amongst perfect insects is that singular animal the mole-cricket (Gryllotalpa vulgaris).