Scapteriscus vicinus Scudder
tawny mole cricket

Forelimb of S. vicinus.
Frontal view of S. vicinus.
Lateral view of S. vicinus.
Dorsal view of S. vicinus
Scapteriscus vicinus like all Scapteriscus are exotic to the southeastern U. S.. It is considered to be a pest, as it may do damage to food crops, as well as damaging pastures and turf grasses. It is parasitized by the Sphecidaid wasp Larra bicolor (F.), which has been implemented as a biocontrol agent.