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ISBN 9780674331648

Publication Date: 12/01/1992

140 pages

18 line illustrations

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  • Foreword [A. R. Ammons]
  • List of Illustrations*
  • Preface
  • Prelude
  • The Field Crickets
  • The Spring Sulphur-Winged Locust
  • A Confusion of Ground Crickets
  • Climate in the Least Space
  • The Sphagnum Cricket
  • Shuffling, Rustling, Crackling
  • Meadow Grasshoppers
  • Mount Washington Interlude
  • The Salt Marshes of Cape Cod
  • A Counterpoint of Scrapes and Squawks
  • The Rare One
  • The Shield Bearers
  • Déjà Entendu
  • Reprise
  • Appendixes
    • Species Studied at the Franklin Laboratory
    • Seasonal Distribution of Adult Singing Orthoptera in Franklin, New Hampshire
    • Key for Identifying Species Studied
    • Phonetic Key to Songs of Crickets, Locusts, and Meadow Grasshoppers
    • Katydid and Shield-Bearer Songs
  • References
  • * Illustrations [by Abigail Rorer]
    • The field laboratory at Franklin, New Hampshire
    • Spring field crickets
    • Ground crickets
    • Professors Cannon and Pierce at the pool
    • The Black-Winged Locust
    • Bunch-Grass Locusts
    • Haying
    • Short-Winged and Slender Meadow Grasshoppers
    • Common Meadow Grasshoppers
    • Tuckerman Ravine in July
    • Cape Cod salt marsh
    • Sword-Bearer Coneheads
    • Texan and Broad-Winged Bush Katydids
    • Oblong-Winged and Round-Winged Round-Headed Katydids
    • Sweeping for bush katydids
    • Professor Pierce recording songs
    • American and Short-Legged Shield Bearers
    • The Black-Horned Tree Cricket
    • The Northern True Katydid
    • Faces of round-headed katydid and bush katydid
    • “Tail plates” of male bush katydids
    • Basal antennal segments of tree crickets

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