Problems With Grasshoppers?

Answer The word grasshopper refers to any of the more than 400 species of the order Orthoptera. Grasshoppers are generally recognizable by their large rear legs, which are used for jumping. Grasshoppers a... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Problems With Grasshoppers

How do grasshoppers communicate with each other?

There are about 400 different kinds of grasshoppers in the western United States. Grasshoppers communicate with each other to attract and recognize mates, to ward off unwanted suitors and to defend... Read More »

Do the black grasshoppers with red stripes on their backs eat up flowers?

The eastern lubber grasshopper feeds on citrus fruit, vegetable crops and landscape ornamental flowers, especially amaryllis and related plants. Eastern lubber grasshopper nymphs or juveniles are b... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Grasshoppers?

Grasshoppers are hopping around too much this summer. They destroy your plants and are just plain annoying. So, how do you get rid of them?

How big are grasshoppers?

Grasshoppers are a member of Class Insecta. Being a member of the insect class means that in addition to having six legs, the insect has three body parts: the head, thorax and abdomen. The full len... Read More »