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Cricket (Mute Cricket) Metioche maorica

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Superclass: Insecta
Class: Ectognatha
Subclass: Pterygota
Division: Neoptera
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Ensifera)
Superfamily: Grylloidea
Family: Gryllidae
Genus: Metioche
Species: Metioche
Binominal name: Metioche maorica
Common name: Mute Cricket

Metioche maorica is a small native cricket.

This small cricket was found at Koromiko, south of Blenheim in an area of beech trees and hebe shrubs.

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