Acrididae -- Grasshoppers





KEY CHARACTERS:

  • Antennae shorter than body
  • Pronotum covers only the thorax
  • Tarsi three-segmented -- often with a
        conspicuous pad (arolium) between
        the claws
  • Tympanum on first abdominal
          segment   (Click to zoom)






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    Last Updated:   11 November 2007
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    John R. Meyer
    Department of Entomology
    NC State University