Australian locusts

​​This section contains information on the history of locust plagues in Australia and the biology and ecology of the three main pest species of locusts.

The About l​ocusts pages give some background information on what locusts are,  unique features of their lifecycle and the identification of different development stages. 

The Locust and grasshopper identification g​uide has pictures of adults and nymphs of locust and a number of common grasshopper species. It gives descriptions and comparisions to help with species identification.

Last reviewed:
27 Oct 2015