The Audubon Society field guide to North American insects and spiders

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Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1980 - Nature - 989 pages
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Spiders, bugs, moths, butterflies, beetles, bees, flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and many other insects are detailed in more than 700 full-color photographs visually arranged by shape and color. Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic details, and information on habitat, range, feeding habits, sounds or songs, flight period, web construction, life cycle, behaviors, folklore, and environmental impact. An illustrated key to the insect orders and detailed drawings of the parts of insects, spiders, and butterflies supplement this extensive coverage.

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Good overview, but better used for pictures. - Goodreads
Definitely a good reference to start with. - Goodreads
Excellent pictures and descriptions. - Goodreads

Lots of info for the money

User Review  - servantofgod4 -

We are studying insects in science. My 4 year old found a caterpillar in the book that we had seen a week before I received the book. It is that easy to use. My 6 & 13 year olds love using this book ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Ward - Goodreads

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders (National Audubon Society Field Guides)by Lorus Johnson Milne (Alfred A. Knopf 1980)(595.7). This is a helpful field guide for identifying North American insects and spiders. My rating: 7/10, finished 2005. Read full review


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Milne is a naturalist who studied the insects and spiders of North America for many years. He has studied ecology and animal behavior around the world. He received his doctorate from Harvard Univ., and is Professor-Dept. of Zoology-Univ. of New Hampshire

Milne is a naturalist who studied insects and spiders of No. America for many years. She studied ecology & animal behavior around the world. She received her doctorate from Harvard Univ. and is Instructor-Dept. of Parks & Recreation-Univ. of New Hampshir