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There are a few different species of Mole Crickets that combine to have a distribution as far north as Ontario, Canada all the way to the southern US. Despite the large distribution, most damaging populations are found in the southern US, and in particular by the tawny mole cricket. Mole crickets look like other crickets but are distinguishable by the front legs which have claws similar to moles, ideal for digging in soil. Adult mole crickets feed on grass roots and can devastate areas turf over-night as they feed. These damaging insects grow to 1.5 inches long and damage can be seen by the tunnels they leave in the ground as they feed, as well as the brown, dying turf that results from the mole cricket feeding on roots. When looking for how to kill mole crickets, timing is essential. The mole cricket hibernates deep in the soil over winter and is untreatable at that time, but in early March come back to the surface and feed aggressively. Eggs hatch in June and July, and the nymphs after this egg hatch are the best time to treat mole cricket populations, as they are less hardy and less damaging than results. As the mole cricket grows and becomes an adult in early fall damage can be the worst as it feeds voraciously. Scouting for Mole crickets at this time is very important in preventing widespread damage. When looking for how to control mole crickets, specific professional insecticides are essential for the control, and applications must be applied and watered in enough to get into the soil where the mole cricket does its damage.