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

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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 »

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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 »

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Grasshoppers are consumers because they are animals. All animals are consumers because they have to eat producers or other consumers. In contrast, plants are producers because they create their own food with the aid of t... More »

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Grasshoppers have 10 pairs of spiracles, making a total of 20. Eight of these pairs are located along the abdomen, while two are thoracic. Spiracles are part of the respiratory, or tracheal, system of the grasshopper. More »

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Grasshoppers thrive in thick grass or areas with lots of plant life, which makes them especially vulnerable to spiders, mantids and lizards. Birds often swoop down and feed on grasshoppers, and rodents also feed on grass... More »

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The average lifespan of a grasshopper is one year. Birds, reptiles, rodents and larger insects are the grasshopper's predators. The grasshopper is an herbivore and consumes plant matter. More »

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