Kōrero: Grasslands

Short-horned grasshopper

Short-horned grasshopper

This grasshopper is at Lake Tennyson, in the Southern Alps. Most of New Zealand's 15 endemic species of grasshopper are found in alpine areas of the South Island. Active by day, they are commonly seen in tussock grasslands, where they feed. They are herbivores.

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Natural Sciences Image Library of New Zealand
Reference: In0070smp
Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Alan F. Mark, 'Grasslands - Tussock grasslands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13343/short-horned-grasshopper (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Alan F. Mark, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007