Orthoptera / Gryllotalpidae

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What are Mole Crickets

Mole Crickets usually occur from mid to late spring and until the end of summer. They prefer living in moist soil.   

 

How to protect your lawn against Mole Crickets

Keep the well fed with a complete lawn food like Yates Dynamic Lifter Organic Lawn Food.

 

Symptoms

Mole Crickets burrows and tunnels can create an uneven lawn surface and result in dying or dead patches in the lawn as the crickets damage and eat the lawn’s root system. You may also hear the mole crickets make a chirping or trilling sound, often at dusk. 

 

Plants impacted

  • Lawns
  • Turf

 

Risk period

Mole crickets usually occur from mid to late spring until the end of summer. They prefer living in moist soil.   

 


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