Insects

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Macmillan, Apr 14, 2001 - Nature - 160 pages
4 Reviews
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Expert Knowledge!
Easy-to-Read!

This handy guide to the most common, important and showy North American insects will help the novice begin a fascinating study. Includes:
A key to insect groups
Mature and immature forms
How insects grow and develop and what they eat
How to find and observe them

Full color pictures, nontechnical language, and up-to-date range maps make this a gem of a guide for beginners at any age.
  

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For their size and compression of info, the Golden Nature Guides are truly little gems with really good illustrations. You can't go wrong starting here. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
10
Section 2
14
Section 3
20
Section 4
27
Section 5
31
Section 6
32
Section 7
34
Section 8
60
Section 15
97
Section 16
99
Section 17
110
Section 18
111
Section 19
114
Section 20
123
Section 21
136
Section 22
137

Section 9
61
Section 10
68
Section 11
72
Section 12
86
Section 13
88
Section 14
89
Section 23
138
Section 24
143
Section 25
151
Section 26
154
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Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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