Definition of long-horned grasshopper in US English:

long-horned grasshopper


  • An insect related to the grasshoppers, with very long antennae and a mainly carnivorous diet. Many kinds live among shrubby vegetation, active mainly at dusk and in the night.

    Family Tettigoniidae: many genera

    • ‘Trials undertaken in Papua-New Guinea recently, in which Strepsipterean parasites were released on palm oil plantations, successfully suppressed the crop's main pest, the long-horned grasshopper.’