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Red-legged locust - Melanoplus bivittatus - female

Red-legged locust - Melanoplus bivittatus - Female
T7R16, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
August 17, 2011
I observed several dead locust clinging to the tops of small plants w/ their ovipositors open. looked as though they had lain their eggs & then climbed a plant to die. is anyone familiar w/ the locust life cycle?

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I think fungus killed them
http://bugguide.net/node/view/230781 Scroll down to the grasshopper section.

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