Grasshoppers are insects of the sub-order Caelifera in the order Orthoptera, including crickets and katydids. They are sometimes called short-horned grasshoppers to distinguish them from katydids, who have long antennae. Like all actual grasshoppers, they have powerful hind legs designed for jumping.
The grasshopper has many phases during its life cycle. The grasshopper starts out as an egg, which hatches into a larva. This grasshopper is tiny and worm-like, with two pairs of jointed legs used to crawl around on the ground or climb up plants to eat leaves. As it grows larger, it becomes more like […]Read More