The Grasshoppers and Crickets of Finland (Orthoptera)

Book on Finnish Orthoptera

Book cover

Sample pages (pdf, 1.6 MB)

Suomen heinäsirkat ja hepokatit (The Grasshoppers and Crickets of Finland, Orthoptera) focuses on the Finnish fauna and is written in Finnish with an English summary. Non-Finnish readers should be able to extract valuable information from the distribution maps and other graphic presentations, and will, of course, also be able to enjoy the photographs and the sound recordings (CD with 63 songs is included). In addition to the Finnish species, all Swedish and Norwegian species are included in the book. Author: Sami Karjalainen. Page size: 21 cm x 26 cm. Number of pages: 207. More that 200 nature photographs in color and a lot of other illustrations. Date: March 2009. Publisher: Tammi Publishers. ISBN 9789513144838

The book is one of the Finest Finnish Books (awarded by Finnish Book Art Committee).

Read comments about the book (partly in English)

You can buy the book from many bookshops including these:
Sweden: Adlibris
Norway: Capris
Denmark: Adlibris
NHBS (worldwide delivery)
Pemberley Books (worldwide delivery)
Academic bookstore (worldwide delivery)

Check list of Finnish species

Conocephalus dorsalis
Tettigonia viridissima
Tettigonia cantans
Decticus verrucivorus
Platycleis albopunctata Threatened
Metrioptera roeselii
Metrioptera brachyptera
Pholidoptera griseoaptera
Diestrammena asynamora
Acheta domesticus
Tetrix subulata
Tetrix fuliginosa (DD = Data deficient)
Tetrix undulata
Tetrix bipunctata
Tetrix tenuicornis Threatened
Podisma pedestris
Melanoplus frigidus Near threatened
Locusta migratoria
Psophus stridulus Threatened
Bryodemella tuberculata Threatened
Sphingonotus caerulans Threatened
Stethophyma grossum
Chrysochraon dispar
Omocestus viridulus
Omocestus rufipes
Chorthippus brunneus
Chorthippus biguttulus
Chorthippus albomarginatus
Chorthippus parallelus
Chorthippus montanus
Myrmeleotettix maculatus
Aeropedellus variegatus Near threatened

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Distribution by biogeographical provinces

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Photos

Sounds (mp3 files)

Psophus stridulus, flight sound, 2 sec, 27 kt
Chorthippus brunneus, 17 sec, 269 kt
Pholidoptera griseoaptera, 20 sec, 314 kt
Acheta domesticus, 16 sec, 246 kt
Metrioptera roeselii, 47 sec, 731 kt

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