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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maintain the nest. The sterile soldier caste has enlarged jaws and defends the
colony. A few species have a nasute caste: its members have a nozzle on the
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