Species: Brachytrupes portentosus
English Name: Big Head Cricket, Large Brown Cricket
Chinese Name: 台灣大蟋蟀
This large cricket (about 37-44 mm) is yellowish brown in color, has long antennae, a large, squared head and a stout body. It dig a hole of about 30-60 cm depth where it just go out at night. Males can produce sound. Usually found at the edge of meadows.
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- Easton, E. R. (1993). The insects of Macau. Macau: University of Macau Publications Centre.