Katydids The Singing Insects Author:Barbara Ford KATYDIDS: THE SINGING INSECTS — The hum of the katydids' song filling the air is a familar sound on warm nights. But not many of us have ever been able to catch a glimpse of these secret singer! — Science writer Barbara Ford tells of this fascinating family of insects in all their diversity, including the story of the Mormon cricket, who got their... more » name when they descended in hordes on the crops of the newly-arrived gulls in what seemed like a miracle.
Ms. Ford also shows scientists renowned for their research with katydids at work in laboratory and field. And for budding entomologists there are specific instructions on how to collect and display katydid specimens.« less