Definition of Locusta migratoria
1. Noun. Old World locust that travels in vast swarms stripping large areas of vegetation.
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Literary usage of Locusta migratoria
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1. Introduction to Entomology by James Duncan, Sir William Jardine (1860)
"... hogs eat them eagerly and become unusually fat ou the diet. Locusta migratoria. PLATE XV. Fig. 1. .Gryllus Migratorius Linn. Fabr. ..."
2. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"Observations on Locusta migratoria and L. danica show that the eggs of ... Experiments confirming the occurrence of parthenogenesis in Locusta migratoria. ..."
3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"They eat up every green thing, and after the grass and leaves, they devour Locust (Locusta migratoria). in their hunger the bark of trees and shrubs. ..."
4. A Treatise on some of the insects injurious to vegetation by Thaddeus William Harris (1880)
"... English entomologists, I apply the name Locusta to that genus which includes the celebrated migrating locust, or Gryllus Locusta migratoria of Linnaeus. ..."
5. A Report on the Insects of Massachusetts, Injurious to Vegetation by Thaddeus William Harris (1841)
"With the English entomologists, I apply the name Locusta to that genus which includes the celebrated migrating locust, or Gryllus Locusta migratoria of ..."
6. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1871)
"85), he thought this was the true Locusta migratoria of Linné. The appeal to tradition did not tell entirely on one side : Fabricius when he described ..."
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