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Academic & Professional Books  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Grasshoppers & Crickets (Orthoptera)

The Songs of the Grasshoppers and Crickets of Western Europe

By: David R Ragge and WJ Reynolds
612 pages, 4 col plates, 1 b/w photo, illus, figs, 1 map
Publisher: Apollo Books
The Songs of the Grasshoppers and Crickets of Western Europe
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Grasshoppers and crickets are widely used in ecological, cytogenetic and bio-acoustic research and have recently become important subjects in evolutionary biological studies. This book examines the nature and function of their songs, and their value in systematics. It contains over 1,500 oscillograms taken from the 169 species covered.

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Methods; stridulatory and auditory organs; value of the songs in systematics; nature and function of the songs; key to species based on song; descriptions of the songs.

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By: David R Ragge and WJ Reynolds
612 pages, 4 col plates, 1 b/w photo, illus, figs, 1 map
Publisher: Apollo Books
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