According to Brisbane Insects and Spiders, the grasshopper mouth is a simple-type mouth, which has evolved with parts that function in chewing, cutting, grinding, manipulating, touching, tasting, sensing temperature and ... More »

Making a grasshopper costume takes approximately one hour and requires the following materials: green pajamas or sweat suit, six 12-inch by 18-inch sheets of green craft foam, fabric glue, hot glue, a headband or hat, tw... More »

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 »

The function of the tympanum is hearing, as tympanum is the grasshopper's hearing organ. Tympanal organs are necessary for sound reception, since they are linked to the grasshopper's brain via the neuropile. As a result,... More »

The grasshopper's digestive system is the system of organs and glands responsible for breaking down food for use by the body. It consists of the foregut, or stomodaeum; the midgut, or mesenteron; and the hindgut, or proc... 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 »

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 »