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THE SONGS OF THE GRASSHOPPERS AND CRICKETS OF WESTERN EUROPE - Product Details

THE SONGS OF THE GRASSHOPPERS AND CRICKETS OF WESTERN EUROPE
by D. R. Ragge & W. J. Reynolds

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Catalog #3956, he Songs of the Grasshoppers and Crickets of W Europe Catalog #3956CD, Sound Guide to Grasshoppers and Crickets of W Europe

1998, 591 pages, 3 color photo plates illustrating 36 species, b/w drawings, oscillograms. This book reliably identifies all common and most of the rare species from Scandinavia through Italy and east through Austria. It provides itemized accounts of the songs of 170 species. It covers acoustic methods, sound production and reception, nature and function of song, value of songs in taxonomy and identification, key to the region's singing Orthoptera, and animal songs that can be confused with orthopteran songs, along with detailed oscillograms. Hardcover; 7 x 10".

The box set of two CDs includes 352 song excerpts, primarily of calling songs of males.

3956 * Ragge, Songs of the Grasshoppers & Crickets

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