Grasshopper Dissection Lab Companion


You will have to identify the following items on a grasshopper for the Arthropod Dissection Lab Quiz:


Here is how to tell the difference between a male and a female grasshopper:


Eastern Lubber Grasshopper Phylogeny:

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Orthoptera
Family Romaleidae
Genus Romalea
Species (scientific name)

two possible names either one is acceptable

Romalea microptera


Romalea guttata

You will have to answer the following types of questions about the grasshopper:


Use the following diagrams of the grasshopper to help you locate the items you need to find on your specimen.