Photos of locust egg laying, egg pods and hatchings
Photographs of Australian plague locust (Chortoicetes terminifera) egg laying, egg pods and emerging nymphs.
Ovipositing female Australian plague locust
Egg laying swarm of Australian plague locusts
Photo courtesy R. Eade, NSW LHPA
Exposed locust egg pod with white froth plug at soil surface
The curved shape is typical of shallow autumn laid egg pods
Locust nymphs (3-4 mm long) emerging from soil.
The white 'caps' are the remains of the egg yolk sac.
10 Nov 2009