Is a cricket a locust?

Answer Although crickets and locusts belong to the same order of insects (Orthoptera), the two species are not the same. Crickets and locusts fall into different suborders and families and have difference... Read More »

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Will a cricket eat a dead cricket?

Crickets can be cannibalistic, and will readily eat dead and living insects--including other crickets. When keeping feeder crickets, it is important to remove any dead crickets to prevent others fr... Read More »

How to Dissect a Locust?

So, you've found a dead locust, and you're wondering what it looks like on the inside? Or maybe you want to educate your kids on arthropod organ systems. Whatever the reason, this article will show... Read More »

How deep is a locust hole?

Locusts lay eggs in pods in holes 2 cm to 10 cm deep in the ground. Each pod holds 30 to 70 eggs about 5 mm to 6 mm long.References:NSW Government: Locusts- Egg Laying and Egg Beds

Uses of Honey-Locust Wood?

The honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) is a large tree whose members have been used as street trees for decades. It is hard, resistant to decay and its wood does not shrink. The tree prefers a we... Read More »