Photo shows a female adult of Epacromius coerulipes (Ivanov) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) and its grass habitat in the Daqing area of Heilongjiang. The locust, widely distributed in northern China, has become a main pest in grasslands and the agriculture-pasturage ecotone. In this issue, an analysis of the transcriptome of E. coerulipes is reported (pp. 817-825). Photo by JIN Yong-Ling during summer, 2015 in Daqing, Heilongjiang.