Grasshopper, any of a group of jumping insects (suborder Caelifera) that are found in a variety of habitats. Grasshoppers occur in greatest numbers in lowland tropical forests, semiarid regions, and grasslands. They range in colour from green to olive or brown and may have yellow or red markings.
Where do grasshopper live in the world?
They inhabit nearly all terrestrial habitats, including deserts, tropical forests, grasslands, savannahs and mountains. Some species are even aquatic and place their eggs in stems of water plants. Grasshoppers and their allies are particularly rich in endemic species, as many of them are completely flightless.
Why are grasshoppers mostly found on green grass or leaves?
Answer: They absorb the juices from green grass and take nutrition from that. They also gets protection from their predators by camouflage through the green grass.
Does the UK have grasshoppers?
In the UK, there are 11 native species of grasshopper, including the Common field grasshopper, but about 30 species actually live and breed here.