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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This is the only field guide to use vivid color photographs of insects and spiders
as they appear in their natural habitats, and the only guide to identify them to
species wherever possible. You can quickly find the insects or spiders you have
Turn to the Thumb Tab Guide preceding the color plates and look for the
silhouette that best resembles the insect you have seen—the leafhopper
silhouette in the group Hopperlike Insects, color plates 112–114. 2. Check the
Thumb Tab Guide: Key to the Color Plates The color plates on the following
pages are divided into 21 groups: Caterpillars Water Nymphs and Larvae
Aphidlike Insects Earwigs and Silverfish Diving Beetles and Water Bugs
Hopperlike Insects ...
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Lots of info for the moneyUser Review - servantofgod4 - Christianbook.com
We are studying insects in science. My 4 year old found a caterpillar in the book that we had seen a week before I received the book. It is that easy to use. My 6 & 13 year olds love using this book ... Read full review
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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