Flophoppers are bug-like species of enemies introduced in Super Mario 3D Land. They are sub-species of Swaphopper, but unlike their cousins, they do not attack by using gravity tactics. Instead, they attack by moving around in a set area by flipping themselves around (much like a Bramball). They cannot be attacked while their spiked helmet is exposed, so Mario must wait until they flip and their underside is exposed which is vulnerable to a jump attack (this same vulnerability is shared with Swaphoppers). They can also be defeated by Fire Mario, Boomerang Mario or Tanooki Mario.
 Names in Other Languages
- Their name is a pun of flip-flop, referencing how they flip around, and "grasshopper".