Description: This large and colourful species of grasshopper lives in the southeastern United States. This photograph was taken in 1983 along a road in the Everglades of Florida. The antennae, compound eyes, and pronotum (first segment of the thorax) can be clearly seen.
Author(s): Robert Holmberg
Keywords: | Acrididae | Animalia | Arthropoda | Everglades | Florida | Insecta | Orthoptera | Romalea microptera | Zoology | antennae | body parts | compound eyes | grasshopper | insect | locust | thorax |
Alberta Curriculum Keywords: Abiotic/Biotic Components | Adaptations Gr2 | Adaptations for Survival | Adaptations to Environment (Animals) | Adaptations to Habitat | Animal Life Cycle | Animals | Animals Found in Wetlands | Avoiding predation | Biodiversity Gr6 | Biological Diversity Gr9 | Biome Gr7 | Biotic Components of an Ecosystem | Camouflage with Animals | Communication | Consumers Gr5 | Creating Colour | Detriments of Animals | Ecosystem | Elementary School (Grades 1-6) | Exoskeletons | Food Chain Gr2 | Food Web (Grade 7) | Food Web Consumers | Grade 1 | Grade 2 | Grade 3 | Grade 5 | Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 9 | Grassland Gr7 | Growth and Development (Animals) | Habitat Gr7 | Habitat Requirements of Animals | Hearing and Sound | Herbivore Gr9 | Herbivores in the Ecosystem | Heterotrophs Gr7 | Insects Life Cycle | Interactions and Interdependencies | Interdependance in wetlands Gr5 | Interdependence of Plants and Animals | Invertebrates Gr2 | Junior High School (Grades 7-9) | Needs of Animals | Needs of Animals and Plants | Needs of animals | Producing Sound | Small Crawling and Flying Animals | Structures in the Natural World | Trees and Forests | Visible Characteristics of Animals | Wetland Ecosystems (Grade 5) | Wetland food chain Gr5 | Wetland food web Gr5 | basic needs | bugs | camouflage | harmful | herbivores | hiding | insects | insects Gr3 |
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