Kōrero: Insects – overview

New Zealand mole cricket

New Zealand mole cricket

The New Zealand mole cricket or honi belongs to the order Orthoptera, which includes wētā, grasshoppers and crickets. They are all robustly built, with strong jaws for chewing, and powerful legs. Mole crickets use their front legs to dig underground tunnels.

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Photograph by George Gibbs

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - Wingless and flightless insects', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10065/new-zealand-mole-cricket (accessed 14 July 2024)

He kōrero nā George Gibbs, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007