Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers are a group of insects belonging to the suborder Caelifera. They are among what is probably the most ancient living group of chewing herbivorous insects, dating back to the early Triassic around 250 million years ago. Wikipedia

Highlights

  • Scientific name: Acridomorpha
  • Class: Insecta
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Higher classification: Orthoptera
  • Informal group: Acridomorpha; Dirsh, 1966
  • Suborder: Caelifera

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