Grasshopper Model

Below are pictures of the grasshopper that will appear on the lab practical. You are responsible for studying the following parts. Pictures are below the parts. It is recommended that you see the grasshopper model first before viewing these pictures in order to get an idea of what parts of the grasshopper you are looking at.

Parts of the Grasshopper

4-->Crop
5-->Gizzard
12-->Gastric Cecum
15-->Eggs
10-->Ventral Nerve
13 & 14-->Dorsal Artery
21-->Ovipositor

Now the pictures:

grasshopper crop

grasshopper gizzard, dorsal atery, and ventral nerve

grasshopper gastric cecum and eggs

grasshopper ovipositor

grasshopper ovipositor


Project Originally began by Dennis Anderson.
Molecular Models were assembled by DSCC Biology Professor Dr. Billy Williams.
Photography by Jonathon Mooney and Dennis Anderson.

The Lab Notes were produced by Dr. Billy Williams and Dr. Bill Redmond.

Labeled Models appearing in Biology 1110 &1120 were purchased from:

1. Bobbit Laboratories; Burlington, North Carolina

2. CENCO

3. Hubbard Scientific Co; Northbrook, Illinois

4. Nystrom Biological Model Co; Chicago, Illinois

5. Wards Natural Science; Establishment, Inc.