Australian Plague Locust (image) 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 Usage Restrictions Must be used with photo credit in all applications. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.