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

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I love you science Olympiad, filling my time with useful things like memorizing coleoptera families Read full review

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User Review  - JT - Goodreads

This book is pack with vivid colors and descriptive text, but I wish the section on spiders featured some of the more common species or more species in general. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
11
Key to the Color Plates
32
Glossary
939
Copyright

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About the author (1980)

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