An Introduction to the Study of Insects
Saunders College Pub., 1989 - Nature - 875 pages
This text uses a taxonomic approach to introduce students to the science of entomology. Extensive use of identification keys acquaints students with all the families of insects in the United States and Canada and provides means for students to identify 95% or more of the insects found occurring in North America.
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Insects and Their Ways
The Relation of insects to Humans
The Anatomy Physiology and Development of Insects
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