The grasshopper belongs to the order Orthoptera and the suborder Caelifera. The suborder Caelifera separates grasshoppers from the katydid and cricket. More »

The scientific name of a grasshopper is Caelifera. Grasshoppers belong to the order Orthoptera, the class Insecta and the phylum Arthropoda. Grasshoppers also belong to the kingdom Animalia. More »

According to Sciences 360, a locust is a type of grasshopper, with different behavior. Locusts can exist alone or in communities, while grasshoppers only exist in solitary states. If a locust can find food it remains alo... More »

Grasshoppers are herbivores that primarily feed on stems, leaves, grasses and roots. There are about 8,000 species of grasshopper in the world, and they typically feed opportunistically on whatever plant life is availabl... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers rarely stay put for long; thanks to their large wings and powerful hind legs, they can escape the grasp of predators and travel great distances in short periods of time. Grasshoppers have some of the stronge... More »

Grasshoppers have six legs. They also have two long antennae and two pairs of wings. Their 2-inch body is made up of a head, thorax and abdomen. More »

A grasshopper has five eyes, including two compound eyes and three simple eyes. The compound eyes are made up of many separate lenses that work together to form a picture. The compound eyes are used to see, but scientist... More »