Order: Orthoptera. Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera). Family: Tettigoniidae. Belongs to the same family as the katydid (accession number 2013.1.667)
Found on all continents except Antarctica.
Diet: Omnivores, they eat vegetation, seeds, carrion, and other insects.
Life Span: About one year.
Long-horned grasshoppers, along with other Tettigoniidae, have their hearing organs located on their front legs, not their head.
Like other species of grasshopper, when the male long-horned grasshopper rubs his wing covers together, he produces a song that is used to attract females. Each species has its own characteristic song.
Encyclopedia Brittanica, http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/347269/long-horned-grasshopper ///
Tree of Life Project, http://tolweb.org/Tettigoniidae ///