Night-Singing Insects of the Northeast

Night-Singing Insects of the Northeast

by John Himmelman
     
 

  • Field guide to crickets, katydids, shieldbacks, coneheads, trigs, and angle-wings across the eastern United States
  • Full-color illustrations depict each insect in extraordinary detail
  • Enclosed audio CD features songs and calls of 68 species

    The mysteries behind the musical chirps, buzzes, and songs of the night are revealed in this guide to night-singing

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    Overview

  • Field guide to crickets, katydids, shieldbacks, coneheads, trigs, and angle-wings across the eastern United States
  • Full-color illustrations depict each insect in extraordinary detail
  • Enclosed audio CD features songs and calls of 68 species

    The mysteries behind the musical chirps, buzzes, and songs of the night are revealed in this guide to night-singing insects. Includes in-depth information on the three main families of these insects--the katydids, mole crickets, and true crickets--as well as full-color illustrations showing the unique features of each species. Readers will learn what colors and physical attributes are important, how species compare with one another, and how various sounds can help identify a particular insect. Complete with an audio guide and CD, this package is the only resource readers will need to study these small yet amazing insects of the night.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780811735483
    Publisher:
    Stackpole Books
    Publication date:
    03/09/2009
    Pages:
    160
    Product dimensions:
    5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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