Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Schistocerca melanocera
Public Records: 5
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
The Large Painted Locust (Schistocerca melanocera) is endemic to the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador, except Española Island. The locusts form a large part of the diet of the Galápagos hawk and lava lizards. Can be up to 8 cm long.
- Fitter, J; Fitter, D; and Hosking, D. (2000) Wildlife of the Galápagos. Updated Edition. Princeton University Press.