Cover: The North American Grasshoppers, Volume II: Acrididae in HARDCOVER

The North American Grasshoppers, Volume II: Acrididae

Oedipodinae

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$184.00 • £147.95 • €165.50

ISBN 9780674626614

Publication Date: 01/28/1985

Short

376 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

94 maps, 72 line illustrations, 210 color illustrations on a 24-page insert

The North American Grasshoppers

World

Having received such lavish praise for the first volume of his definitive taxonomic handbook, Daniel Otte now turns his attention to the bandwing grasshoppers. As before, the book includes:

  • Highly detailed, full-color drawings of all species, including more than one color phase when appropriate;
  • Illustrated keys and lists of principal recognition features;
  • Information on distributional limits, habitat preferences, ecology, behavior, and life cycle;
  • Excellent point-distribution maps;
  • Pertinent references, taxonomic index, history of name changes, and an explanation of the characters used to derive phylogenies.

Like its predecessor, this volume will be useful to scientists in agriculture, environmental assessment, biogeography, grassland ecology, and insect taxonomy. It will also appeal to amateur naturalists.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene