grasshoppersmedical dictionary

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.

(12 Dec 1998)

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