Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

plant-eating orthopterans having hindlegs adapted for jumping. There are several families and many genera. Some of the more common genera are: melanoplus, the most common grasshopper; conocephalus, the eastern meadow grasshopper; and pterophylla, the true katydid.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 1,789 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link