locusta locusta

Definition(s):

  • (n) a genus of Acrididae

News

  • Largest Genome Ever Sequenced Belongs To Locust Species

    April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The whole genome sequence of Locust ( Locusta migratoria ), the most widespread locust species, has been successfully decoded by researchers from the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, BGI and other institutes. The researchers were surprised by the remarkably large (6.5 gigabytes) yielded genome, which is the largest animal ...
    on January 17, 2014     Source: redOrbit

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