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The songs of insects

Author: Lang Elliott; Wil Hershberger
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the sounds produced by crickets, katydids, and cicadas found in eastern and central North America, including a sonagram that gives a visual representation of the sounds and recorded examples of the songs mentioned.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elliott, Lang.
Songs of insects.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2007
(OCoLC)712507443
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lang Elliott; Wil Hershberger
ISBN: 0618663975 9780618663972
OCLC Number: 72354332
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 227 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Introduction --
Classification of singing insects --
A visual guide to the insect musicians --
Biology of insect songs --
Appreciation and aesthetics --
Human perception of insect songs --
About sonograms --
The compact disc --
Species list --
Field crickets and bush crickets --
Ground crickets --
Tree crickets --
Mole crickets --
Trigs --
Meadow katydids --
Conehead katydids --
True katydids --
False katydids --
Shieldback katydids --
Grasshoppers (locusts) --
Cicadas --
Finding, collecting, and keeping insects --
The photographs and sound recordings --
Sources and further readings --
Singing insect notecards --
Relax to the songs of insects --
Acknowledgements --
Index to species and groups.
Responsibility: Lang Elliott and Wil Hershberger ; with photos and sound recordings by the authors.
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Introduces the sounds produced by crickets, katydids, and cicadas found in eastern and central North America, including a sonagram that gives a visual representation of the sounds and recorded examples of the songs mentioned.

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