Do Grasshoppers Eat Cactus?

Grasshoppers are mostly herbivorous insects, meaning they primarily eat plants. While the plants they consume vary depending on the grasshopper species, many enjoy munching on cactus.

Do Grasshoppers Eat Cactus?

Yes, while grasshoppers generally prefer to eat other plants, they will turn to eat cactus if their preferred food is not available.

According to a forum post, the owner of an Opuntia, a type of cactus, had the cactus munched on by grasshoppers. See the post to read about it.

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