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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After feeding they spin cocoons and pupate in last larval skins. Adults active June
–August in the East. Mantidflies are often common in the Same areas as their
mantid look-alikes. BROWN LACEWINGS (Family Hemerobiidae) Brown
In many species the caterpillars spin a tough cocoon, which may be attached to a
twig or hidden in fallen leaves, but in a few cases the pupa occupies a small
chamber in the soil instead of a cocoon. Most species overwinter as pupae.
They pupate inside white cocoons spun on the host's skin. Caterpillar often dies
H. before adult wasps emerge from COCOOnS. | Most larvae are gregarious,
feeding and maturing together. A few species are solitary, each larva developing
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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