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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143 Description: Habitat: Range: Food: Life Cycle: later pupate under bark.
Adults emerge June–August. Adults are active by day. When approached they fly
away rapidly. The Round-headed Apple Tree Borer (S. candida), same size, is
Pale grayish, sluglike larvae feed, then drop to soil to pupate under debris. Adults
are active June–August. This fly gets its name from the way it hovers in the air
above flowers. It is considered to be highly beneficial because its larvae help ...
The larvae feed on the foliage of willows, elms, and other trees and pupate in
silken cocoons, either in the ground or attached to twigs. —T Rusty Willow Sawfly
(Cimbex rubida) 34" (18–20 mm). Stout, almost parallel-sided; head squarish in ...
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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