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Family Gryllotalpidae Leach 1815 (mole cricket)

Insecta - Orthoptera

Synonym: Gryllotalpa stricta Heer 1865 [nomen dubium]

Parent taxon: Grylloidea according to A. V. Gorochov 2012

Sister taxa: Baissogryllidae, Gryllidae, Mogoplistidae, Myrmecophilidae, Protogryllidae

Subtaxa: Gryllotalpinae, Marchandiinae, Scapteriscinae, Tetraspinus

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling herbivore