Notice: Payments for answers will end 4/10/2017. Click for more info.
You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Q: what is the difference between a grasshopper, a locust and a cricket?
A: A grasshopper is active in the day and a cricket is active in the night.
Expert answered|AmandaS|Points 0|
Question|Rated bad
Asked 3/18/2009 3:12:37 PM
Updated 3/18/2009 3:29:58 PM
1 Answer/Comment
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments
Locusts are part of a large group of insects commonly called grasshoppers which have big hind legs for jumping. Locusts belong to the family called Acrididae. Locusts differ from grasshoppers in that they have the ability to change their behaviour and habits and can migrate over large distances.

While they're in the same general class of insects, there are some differences:
Crickets are mostly nocturnal (active at night) and grasshoppers are diurnal (active in the day). Because of this, crickets use their song to communicate in order to find females and warn off other males. Grasshoppers call in the day also but tend to be located high in the vegetation to see and be seen by other grasshoppers.
Grasshoppers blend into the grass, but they also often have brightly colored under wings that they flash when they make short flights from place to place and also make noise when they do this. Crickets then to be dark to blend into the shadows or are pale green or brown to blend into the vegetation. The wings of a cricket are either absent or atrophied and they don't fly.
Crickets have longer antennae than grasshoppers.
The ears of a cricket are located in its legs and a grasshopper's are in its abdomen
Added 3/18/2009 3:29:58 PM
Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
0 questions answered
Popular Conversations
To derive energy from food, you must eat foods that contain ...
Weegy: To derive energy from food, you must eat foods that contain carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. User: Which of ...
6/16/2017 2:08:12 PM| 1 Answers
Which of the following would be considered a negative side effect of ...
Weegy: Threats of dangerous flooding would be considered a negative side effect of settling near a river bed.
6/23/2017 11:35:22 AM| 0 Answers
The evolution of agricultural practices ultimately led to the ...
Weegy: The evolution of agricultural practices ultimately led to the development of towns and cities.
6/23/2017 10:56:18 AM| 0 Answers
Most scientists and anthropologists agree that early humans first ...
Weegy: Most scientists and anthropologists agree that early humans first emerged in AFRICA.
6/23/2017 10:53:42 AM| 0 Answers
A paragraph that has its topic sentence first is _____. a rectangle ...
Weegy: A paragraph that has its topic sentence first is an inverted triangle.
6/23/2017 10:25:31 AM| 0 Answers
Desert plants are often widely spaced due to competition for ...
Weegy: Desert plants are often widely spaced due to competition for rainwater. TRUE.
6/23/2017 10:16:15 AM| 0 Answers
Total equilibrium in the human body is ...
Weegy: Total equilibrium in the human body is called homeostasis.
6/23/2017 10:08:32 AM| 0 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
Points 30 [Total 1371] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 3 Offline
S
Points 17 [Total 17] Ratings 0 Comments 7 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
R
Points 3 [Total 19] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 3 [Total 3] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 2] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 72] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 1] Ratings 0 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 1] Ratings 0 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.