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 Locusts 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 Guide 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:
25 Feb 2015