Grasshoppers - Pelagic Publishing

Grasshoppers

By Illustrations by
    £17.99
    We currently have 9998 in stock.

    Subject: zoology ecology entomology Series: naturalists-handbooks | 2nd Edition
    Tags:
    • entomology
    • grasshoppers
    • identification
    • insects
    • orthoptera
    • taxonomy

    Description

    Grasshoppers draw attention to themselves by their active movements, their bright colours and their song. This book offers an introduction that will enable the reader to undertake investigations of their own. Much remains to be discovered about the life history of grasshoppers. Individual observers can contribute much to the study of population dynamics, and the parasites and predators responsible for mortality. The feeding behaviour of grasshoppers is amenable to investigation and suggestions are made for experimental studies.

    This book contains an addendum drawing attention to recent research and updating the addresses and reference list. The British species are illustrated in colour and keys are provided for identification. Methods are described for studying grasshoppers in the field and for rearing them indoors.

    Readership

    Sixth-form, undergraduate, postgraduate, field centre, ecological consultant, wildlife trust, conservation volunteer

    Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Life history and reproductive strategies
    Adaptations and habits
    Keys:
    I Families of British Orthoptera
    II Acrididae
    III Tettigoniidae

    Bibliographic Information

    • 72 pages
    • B/w illustrations
    • 4 colour plates
    • | 2nd Edition
    • BISAC NAT017000, SCI070020
    • BIC PSVT7, PSVS, WNCN