TITLE

CHAPTER 10: Hoppers

AUTHOR(S)
Lawlor, Elizabeth P.
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Discover Nature at Sundown;1995, p173
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
This chapter discusses the characteristics and behavior of grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids. Like all insects, grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids have three body parts and three pair of legs. Grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids belong to the large order called Orthoptera. One noteworthy characteristic of orthopterans is the way they develop from eggs into adults in a three-stage development process called incomplete, or simple, metamorphosis. The changes that occur during growth and development are less dramatic than those of insects such as moths and butterflies that experience complete metamorphosis.
ACCESSION #
12806568

 

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