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Grasshopper

Caelifera

Description:

The grasshopper is an insect of the suborder Caelifera in the order Orthoptera. To distinguish it from bush crickets or katydids, it is sometimes referred to as the short-horned grasshopper. Species that change colour and behaviour at high population densities are called locusts.

Habitat:

Grasshoppers have antennae that are generally shorter than their body and short ovipositors. They also have pinchers or mandibles that cut and tear off food

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Dhiren
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Dhiren

Pokhara, Pashchimanchal, Nepal

Spotted on Sep 12, 2013
Submitted on Sep 12, 2013

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