Contact: Sandra Leander
Arizona State University
Caption: This is an Australian plague locust, or APL, (Chortoicetes terminifera). Researchers will use artificial diets to study how protein and carbohydrate content affect growth, survival, and development of migratory phenotypes in locusts from Australia, Senegal and China.
Credit: Arianne Cease
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