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Scientific Name of the green grass hopper


Date: 08 Sep 2011   Posted By: Freddy Thomson     Group: Education    Category: Exam Questions   

I have got a project and have to collect the names of 10insects and their body. I have collected the bodies but have not got even one scientific name.
Can anybody help me to find out the scientific name of Green grass hopper like jumping creature?
Any site with details to find out name would also benefit?
Hoping for correct answers.


Find out the scientific names of some insects here in this article. Look what our experts have to tell you about the scientific names of insects.


Author: Ganesh Babu    10 Sep 2011      Member Level: Gold     Points : 5  (Rs 5)    Voting Score: 0

Grass Hoppers and other similar insects with straight wings and jump come in the order Orthoptera. Though I don't know what exactly is the insect in that order which you are talking about, I can help you in solving the question with the help of Google.
  1. Go and search insects in the order Orthoptera.

  2. Once you get the list of insects in that order, go to Google images and search one by one.

  3. Probably you may get atleast few of them through this method.
  4. This order of insects will have wings. If few of your insects don't have this feature. Search for the family name or order name by mentioning the features of the insects you have.

  5. For example if your insect is brown coloured with antennae in front, search mentioning the same in Google.

  6. Finally, if you are not able to find the names of insects anymore. Take photograph of the insects and come back to ask expert forum again. Along with the question add the photographs as attachment. Probably members with Biology background can answer once they see it.

  7. Also post the same in several forums related with science, particularly Biology


Author: Manoj Pradeep    10 Sep 2011      Member Level: Silver     Points : 1    Voting Score: 0

hello friend,

Well if you are collectinf insects for your project then you would definitely have knowledge about zoology. If you know the english common names of the insects you are collecting just search it in search engines.

For example- Grasshopper scientific name or grasshopper binomial name.

You would definitely get your result. And also remember that all insects belong to the phylum arthropoda.

With Regards,
Manoj Pradeep.


Author: Akanksha Pandit    15 Sep 2011      Member Level: Silver     Points : 4  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

Search for 'green grass hopper's scientific name' in google or bing. You will definitely get a lot of information. I can help you by providing some information that I compiled from the different sites.
Common name - Grasshopper
Scientific name - Melanoplus differentials (Thomas)
Insect order - Orthoptera
These adult grasshopper are olive green and yellow in colour and upto 1-3/4 inches long.
Other categories of grasshopper are-:
1. Redlegged grasshopper - (Melanoplus femurrubrum)
2. Big headed grasshopper - (Aulocara elliotti)
3. Carolina grasshopper - Disssostura carolina
4. American grasshopper - Schistocirca americana
Remember, while writing the binomial name should be underlined. Hope this information proves helpful to you.




Author: ram kumar singh    19 Sep 2011      Member Level: Silver     Points : 3  (Rs 1)    Voting Score: 2

Here is a list of scientific name of some insects
Name Scientific name
Spur-Throated Grasshoppers - Melanoplus bivittatus
Carolina Locust - Dissostiera carolina
Field Crickets - Gryllus texensis
Snowy Tree Cricket - Oecanthus fultoni
Buffalo Treehoppers - Stictocephala bisonia
True Katydid - Pterophylla camellifolia
Praying Mantis - Mantis religiosa
Luna Moth - Actias luna
European Cabbage Butterfly - Artogeia rapae
Spring Azure - Celastrina ladon
Large Wood Nymph - Cercyonis pegala
Silver-Spotted Skipper - Epargyyreus clarus
Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta
Least Skipperling - Ancyloxypha numitor
Tiger Swallowtail - Pterourus glaucus
Monarch - Danaus plexippus
Apantesis Tiger Moth - Apantesis phalerata
Sheep Moth - Hemileuca eglanterina
Underwing Moths - Catocala relicta
Hummingbird Clearwing - Hemaris thysbe
Woolly Bear Caterpillar - Pyrrharctia isabella
Black Widow Spider - Latrodectus mactans
Black and Yellow Argiope - Argiope aurantia
Wolf Spider - Family lycosidae
American House Spider - Achaearanea tepidariorum
Grass Spider - Agelenopsis aperta

For further more information you can check this site as well
http://www.entsoc.org/common-names


Author: [Anonymous]    27 Sep 2011      Member Level: Silver     Points : 4  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

Hi there,
There is no particular scientific name of Insect, their names varries from insects to insect.
The reason behind this is that there is no similarity between different insects.
different names for instance are:
Spur-Throated Grasshoppers - Melanoplus bivittatus
Carolina Locust - Dissostiera carolina
Field Crickets - Gryllus texensis
Snowy Tree Cricket - Oecanthus fultoni
Buffalo Treehoppers - Stictocephala bisonia
True Katydid - Pterophylla camellifolia
Praying Mantis - Mantis religiosa
Luna Moth - Actias luna
European Cabbage Butterfly - Artogeia rapae
Spring Azure - Celastrina ladon
Large Wood Nymph - Cercyonis pegala
Silver-Spotted Skipper - Epargyyreus clarus
Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta
Least Skipperling - Ancyloxypha numitor
Tiger Swallowtail - Pterourus glaucus
Monarch - Danaus plexippus
Apantesis Tiger Moth - Apantesis phalerata
Sheep Moth - Hemileuca eglanterina
Underwing Moths - Catocala relicta
Hummingbird Clearwing - Hemaris thysbe
Woolly Bear Caterpillar - Pyrrharctia isabella
Black Widow Spider - Latrodectus mactans
Black and Yellow Argiope - Argiope aurantia
Wolf Spider - Family lycosidae
American House Spider - Achaearanea tepidariorum
Grass Spider - Agelenopsis aperta
With regards,
Pragyan Pandey


Author: Pramod Dabholkar    27 Sep 2011      Member Level: Diamond     Points : 3  (Rs 1)    Voting Score: 0

Below I am sharing some insects names for your reference:

1. Wolf spider: Lycosidae
2. Jumping spider: Salticidae
3. Cobweb spider: Theridiidae
4. Ground beetles: Carabidae
5. Ladybugs: Coccinellidae
6. Ants: Formicidae
7. Fireflies: Lampyridae
8. Bombus: Bumblebees
9. Asian longhorned beetle: Anoplophora glabripennis
10. Honey bee: Apis mellifera
11. Bed bug: Cimex lectularius
12. Gypsy moth: Lymantria dispar
13. Japanese beetles: Popillia japonica
14. Bagworm: Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis

Below I am sharing one reference for more information. I hope that will help you well in your further studies.


Reference: http://insects.about.com/od/insects101/a/insectindextaxo.htm




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