The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders
Lorus Johnson Milne, Margery Lorus, National Audubon Society Staff, Lorus Milne, Margery Joan Greene Milne, National Audubon Society
Knopf, 1980 - Nature - 989 pages
The most comprehensive field guide available to the insects and spiders of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.
Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders is the perfect companion for any outdoor excursion. 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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Florida Leaf-footed Bug (Acanthocephala femorata) %–%" (18–23 mm). Black
with red on tips of antennae, fore legs, and tarsi. Antennae arise from short
projecting tubercles. Hind femora very wide, much broader in male than in female
Wisconsin and Ontario south to Florida, west to California, and north to Oregon.
Dead insects, earthworms and small arthropods, small seeds, nectar and
honeydew, ripened or decaying fruit, and secretions from galls. Nests are
prepared in ...
Mostly tropical spiders, they are found in the Southwest and Florida. The group
was previously known as Family Heteropodidae. Huntsman Spider (Heteropoda
venatoria) Male 34" (19 mm), female 1" (24 mm). Body brown. Unusually long
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