Definition of Genus Locusta

1. Noun. A genus of Acrididae.

Exact synonyms: Locusta
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Acrididae, Family Acrididae, Family Locustidae, Locustidae
Member holonyms: Locusta Migratoria, Migratory Locust



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Locusta

genus Listera
genus Listeria
genus Litchi
genus Lithocarpus
genus Lithophragma
genus Lithops
genus Litocranius
genus Littorina
genus Livistona
genus Loasa
genus Lobelia
genus Lobipes
genus Lobotes
genus Lobularia
genus Locusta (current term)
genus Lofortyx
genus Logania
genus Loiseleuria
genus Loligo
genus Lolium
genus Lomatia
genus Lomogramma
genus Lonas
genus Lonchocarpus
genus Lonicera
genus Lophius
genus Lophodytes
genus Lopholatilus
genus Lophophora

Literary usage of Genus Locusta

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"These Orthoptera are herbivorous and form the genus LOCUSTA, Geoff. Fab.—Gryllus tettigonia, Lin. Such for instance are the L. viridissima, Fab.; Roes., ..."

2. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"In the genus locusta, differing from the preceding by the absence of the spine on the breast, and including the famous migratory locust of tho East, ..."

3. An Introduction to Entomology: Or, Elements of the Natural History of by William Kirby, William Spence (1843)
"... there are two foot-cushions on the first joint of the tarsi, and one on each of the two following ones.3 The species of the genus Locusta come next. ..."

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