grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, katydids and cicada!

Good afternoon readers and welcome to the 4th in the series of entomological online lectures on Italian insect life, following the huge interest in Ants!, Scorpions! and Midges, Mites and Mozzies! This time it’s the little buggers from the grasshopper family who are harmless enough except that, unwillingly I’m sure, they provide a constant supply of fast food for the local reptile population. And as regular readers will know, reptiles – especially the slithery legless variety – are my least favourite creatures. Continue reading