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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—TT Red Flat Bark Beetle (Cucufus clavipes) %–9%" (10–14 mm). Elongate,
sides almost parallel, constricted between prothorax and elytral bases. Bright
yellowish red with black antennae and eyes; elytra dull red below. Elytra
extremely flat ...
Range from under logs and loose bark only at to:d night. Most larvae; called
round-headed Life Cycl borers, are white. They tunnel into ycle: wood and often
ruin cut logo is forests, although a few species invade living trees. Sawdust
around a ...
Food: Cambium and phloem tissues of inner bark. Life Cycle: Adults cut
cylindrical tunnels through bark to feeding area, then expand brood galleries,
where eggs are laid. Larvae excavate galleries further in a pattern resembling an
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Of the three insect guides I own, I believe this one is the best. It has what I want; lots of insects, a good layout with clear pictures keyed to the page the text is on, more text on the insect than ... Read full review