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Field Guides & Natural History  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Grasshoppers & Crickets (Orthoptera)

Cahier d'Identification des Orthoptères de France, Belgique, Luxembourg et Suisse [Identification Guide to the Orthoptera of France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland]

Field / Identification Guide Identification Key
By: Éric Sardet(Author), Christian Roesti(Author), Yoan Braud(Author), Laure Desutter-Grandcolas(Preface By)
304 pages, 600+ colour photos, 700+ colour & b/w illustrations, colour distribution maps, includes audio CD with MP3s
Publisher: BIOTOPE
Cahier d'Identification des Orthoptères de France, Belgique, Luxembourg et Suisse [Identification Guide to the Orthoptera of France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland]
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Language: French

Designed for the field, this comprehensive and unique guide to grasshoppers brings together 261 grasshoppers, cricket and locust species found France, Belgium, Switzerland and Luxembourg. The clear and dynamic page layout of this identification guide provides quick access to key criteria. Identification is done using a systematic key with drawings on the left-hand pages and / or using arrows on the photographic plates of the males and the females on the right-hand pages.

General chapters on morphology, biology, ecology, and habitats at the beginning of the book provide valuable information to learn more about these fascinating insects and to facilitate their field research.

This book illustrates and presents all the species and subspecies known today. It contains over 700 colour photos and over 600 drawings, as well as distribution maps. Observation periods, types of habitats, altitudes and possible confusion species are indicated. Also, 155 oscillograms visualize Orthoptera songs that are difficult to hear or recognize by ear.

An audio CD containing 222 orthopteran vocalisations in mp3 format is included.

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Conçu pour le terrain, ce guide exhaustif et inédit sur les orthoptères regroupe les 261 sauterelles, grillons et criquets de France, Belgique Luxembourg et Suisse. La mise en page claire et dynamique de ce cahier d’identification permet un accès rapide aux critères déterminants. L’identification se fait à l’aide d’une clé systématique avec des dessins sur les pages de gauche et/ou à l’aide de planches photographiques fléchées du mâle et de la femelle sur les pages de droite.

Des chapitres généraux sur la morphologie, la biologie, l’écologie, les habitats et les méthodes d’approche en début d’ouvrage apportent des informations précieuses pour mieux connaître ces insectes fascinants et pour faciliter leur recherche sur le terrain.

Cet ouvrage illustre et présente toutes les espèces et sous-espèces connues de nos jours. Il contient + de 700 dessins et + de 600 photographies ainsi que des cartes de répartition. Les périodes d’observation, les types d’habitats, les altitudes et les possibles confusions sont indiqués. Egalement, 155 oscillogrammes permettent de visualiser les chants des Orthoptères difficiles à entendre ou à reconnaître à l’oreille.

Un CD audio est inclus, il comporte 222 chants ! d’orthoptères au format mp3.

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Field / Identification Guide Identification Key
By: Éric Sardet(Author), Christian Roesti(Author), Yoan Braud(Author), Laure Desutter-Grandcolas(Preface By)
304 pages, 600+ colour photos, 700+ colour & b/w illustrations, colour distribution maps, includes audio CD with MP3s
Publisher: BIOTOPE
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