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Grasshopper: Phylum, Arthropoda; Class, Insecta; Order, Orthoptera
Many species of grasshoppers are general herbivores feeding on a variety of plants. Some species only like grasses.
Birds, lizards,mantids, spiders, rodents eat grasshoppers, and bored kids on a Saturday afternoon.
Impact on the Ecosystem
As herbivores, grasshoppers link plants to the rest of the ecosystem. Frass (droppings) contribute to nutrient turnover by returning nutrients as fertilizer for the plants. They provide food for birds and other arthropods. They area also used as bait for fresh water fishing.
Sometimes some species of grasshopper occur in very large numbers and cause serious crop damage and loss of plants in pastures.