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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43 343, 346 Description: Habitat: Range: Food: Life Cycle: DARNERS (Family
Aeschnidae) Darners are among the largest and fastest-flying North American
dragonflies, 2%–4%" (57–120 mm) long. These brilliant blue, green, or brown
239 Description: Habitat: Range: Food: Life Cycle: 207 Description: Habitat:
Range: Food: Life Cycle: Dainty Tiger Beetle (Cicindela lepida) %–%" (10–12
mm). Head, thorax, and underside are mostly metallic dark green and coated with
Fore and hind wings both patterned with olive-green and paler green, suffused in
areas with pink and gray. Caterpillar is green or reddish brown with 5 large white
spots encircling spiracles and has a shiny eyelike button at the rear.
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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