The grasshopper is an insect of the suborder Caelifera in the order Orthoptera, sometimes referred to as the short-horned grasshopper to distinguish it from katydids, or bush crickets. Grasshopper sp...
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Amazing time-lapse footage of locusts moving across African deserts. Taken from the BBC series Wild Africa. Visit for all the latest ...
Locust Invasion in Congo - YouTube
Sep 21, 2007 ... Billions of Locusts, which appear once every fourteen years, attack a car near Mbandaka, Congo. In their wake, thousands of fields are ...
Desert locust
The desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is a species of locust. Plagues of desert locusts have threatened agricultural production in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia for centuries. The livelihood o...
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Marching locusts
Self-propelled particles (SPP), also referred to as self-driven particles or as the Vicsek model, is a concept used to model swarm behaviour. The concept was introduced in 1995 by Vicsek et al. as a s...
Marching locusts - Wikipedia
The Acrididae are the predominant family of grasshoppers, comprising some 10,000 of the 11,000 species of the entire suborder Caelifera. The Acrididae are best known because all locusts (swarming gras...
Acrididae - Wikipedia
Locusts are the swarming phase of certain species of short-horned grasshoppers in the family Acrididae. These are species that can breed rapidly under suitable conditions and subsequently become grega...
Locust - Wikipedia
Rhytidochrotinae is a subfamily of grasshoppers from the family Acrididae with 20 genera and 47 species. This group is found from southern Central America to northern South America (Costa Rica to Braz...
Rhytidochrotinae - Wikipedia
Appalachia arcana
Appalachia arcana is a species of grasshopper in the family Acrididae. It is known by the common names Michigan bog grasshopper and secretive locust. It is the only grasshopper that is endemic to Mich...
Chorthopodisma cobellii
Chorthopodisma cobellii is a species of insect in the family Acrididae.
Chorthopodisma cobellii is similar to Pseudoprumna baldensis. Wings do not exist. The hearing organ is reduced to small rema...
Chorthopodisma cobellii - Wikipedia
Buforania is a genus of spur-throated grasshoppers known from Australia.
Buforania - Wikipedia
Poekilocerus pictus
Poekilocerus pictus is a large brightly colored grasshopper from India. Nymphs of the species are notorious for squirting a jet of liquid up to several inches away when grasped. It is also known as Aa...
Poekilocerus pictus - Wikipedia
Trimerotropis occidentaloides
Trimerotropis occidentaloides is a species of insect in family Acrididae. It is endemic to the United States.
Rufous Grasshopper
The rufous grasshopper is a medium-sized, broad, brown, 'short-horned' grasshopper with clubbed antennae that are tipped with a conspicuous white or pale color. This insect is known as both Gomphoceri...
Rufous Grasshopper - Wikipedia
Brown locust
The brown locust, Locustana pardalina, is a medium-sized small locust species found in Southern Africa and shows classic gregarious behaviour with phase polymorphism) on crowding.
"With its drough...
Brown locust - Wikipedia
Odontopodisma montana
Odontopodisma montana is a species of insect in family Acrididae. It is found in Hungary and Romania.
Trimerotropis is a genus of insect in family Acrididae. It contains the following species:
Trimerotropis - Wikipedia
Calliptamus italicus
Calliptamus italicus is a species of 'short-horned grasshopper' belonging to the family Acrididae. subfamily Calliptaminae.This species is native of the steppes of Central Asia, but it is nowadays pre...
Calliptamus italicus - Wikipedia
Acanthacris is a genus of African grasshoppers. It contains the following species:Genus Acanthacris belongs to subfamily Cyrtacanthacridinae (W.F. Kirby, 1902), which belongs to the same order (Orthop...
Acanthacris - Wikipedia
Red locust
The Red Locust (Nomadacris septemfasciata) is a large grasshopper species found in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its name refers to the colour of its hindwings. It is sometimes called the Criquet nomade in Fren...
Red locust - Wikipedia
Odontopodisma is a genus of grasshoppers in the family Acrididae.Species include:
Conozoa hyalina
Conozoa hyalina was a species of insect in family Acrididae. It was endemic to the United States.
Austroicetes vulgaris
Austroicetes vulgaris (Southeastern Austroicetes) is a grasshopper in the genus Austroicetes. It is sometimes a pest in Tasmania, and can also be found in Northern Territory, Australia.
Austroicetes vulgaris - Wikipedia
Oedipoda is a genus of grasshoppers, including the blue-winged grasshopper, Oedipoda caerulescens.
Oedipoda - Wikipedia
The silent slant-faced grasshoppers make up the subfamily Acridinae of the insect family Acrididae.
In appearance, the species are very similar to those of the subfamily Gomphocerinae, with whom t...
Acridinae - Wikipedia
Brachaspis robustus
Brachaspis robustus is an endangered protected species of grasshopper from South Island, New Zealand. Two species of grasshoppers are listed for protection under the Wildlife Act 1953 of New Zealand t...
Brachaspis robustus - Wikipedia
Sigaus homerensis
Sigaus homerensis is a grashopper endemic to southern South Island of New Zealand. It is only known from Fiordland, in three isolated populations.
The distribution of S. homerensis is not known to...
Sigaus homerensis - Wikipedia
Titanacris albipes
Titanacris albipes is a species of grasshopper in the family Romaleidae.
Titanacris albipes - Wikipedia
Stenobothrus rubicundulus
Stenobothrus rubicundulus, common name Wing-buzzing Grasshopper, is a species of short-horned grasshoppers in the family Acrididae.
Stenobothrus rubicundulus has a pronotum length of about 3–4 mil...
Stenobothrus rubicundulus - Wikipedia
Hieroglyphus daganensis
The African rice grasshopper, Hieroglyphus daganensis is a medium-sized grasshopper species found in the Sahel region. Although not called a locust in English, this species shows gregarious behaviour ...
Hieroglyphus daganensis - Wikipedia