This family is not very common and are usually found along pond or stream edges. They love the damp earth. Unlike other grasshoppers that overwinter as eggs, Pygmy grasshoppers overwinter as adults or nymphs.
Nature inspires awe!
These are some papers that I refer to often:
"How can we be responsible stewards and conservators of threatened habitats when we do not even know the resident fauna?"
Dr. Dan Young
UW- Madison Entomology
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