Coloured photograph of a locust

Coloured photograph of a locust

Z305/0123 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 61.2MB

Downloadable file size: 3.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Locust. Abstract coloured photograph of a locust (suborder Caelifera). Locusts are a type of grasshopper with a two-phase life cycle. At low population density they are solitary animals with camouflaged coloration. When the population density rises above a certain critical threshold, the insects congregate, mate and lay millions of eggs in the ground. The offspring are different in shape, brightly coloured and gregarious. After several molts they acquire full wings and set off in a migratory swarm, decimating huge areas of vegetation.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, grasshopper, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, jointed legs, locust, nature, type, unidentified, wildlife, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.