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500 insects : a visual reference

Author: S A Marshall
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, ©2008.
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Single-page entries describe and illustrate five hundred of the world's reported one million recognized insect varieties.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marshall, S.A. (Steven A.).
500 insects.
Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)761481747
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S A Marshall
ISBN: 9781554073450 1554073456
OCLC Number: 190965418
Description: 528 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Contents: Collembola. Springtails --
Achaeognatha. Jumping bristletail --
Ephemeroptera. Mayflies --
Odonata. Damselflies and dragonflies --
Plecoptera. Stoneflies --
Dermaptera. Earwigs --
Mantodea. Mantids --
Blattodea. Cockroaches --
Isoptera. Termites --
Phasmatodea. Stick insects --
Orthoptera. Crickets and grasshoppers --
Hemiptera. Water bugs ; Lace bug ; Largid and leaf-footed bugs ; Milkweed bugs, boxelder bugs and seed bugs ; Plant bugs ; Stink bugs and relatives ; Kissing bugs and assassin bugs ; Damsel bug ; Gnat bug ; Treehoppers ; Planthoppers ; Spittlebug ; Cicadas ; Leafhoppers ; Aphids ; Scales --
Psocoptera. Barklice --
Thysanoptera. Thrips --
Lepidoptera. Butterflies and skippers ; Ghost moth ; Tiger moths and wasp moths ; Zygaenid and syntomid moths ; Owlet moths and prominents ; Slug caterpillars ; Silkworm, flannel moths and sphinx moths ; Gypsy and tussock moths ; Inchworms ; Swallowtail moth ; Snout moth ; Parasitic moths ; Yucca and urodus moths --
Trichoptera. Caddisflies --
Megaloptera. Fishflies and dobsonflies --
Neuroptera. Antlion ; Owlfly ; Lacewings ; Mantisfly --
Coleoptera. Ground beetles and tiger beetles ; Water beetles ; Rove beetles ; Scarab and stag beetles ; Soldier beetles and fireflies ; Jewel beetles ; Blister beetles ; Wedge-shaped beetle ; Soft-winged flower beetle ; Checkered beetle ; False ladybird beetles ; Darkling beetles ; Click beetle ; Lady beetles ; Ironclad beetle ; Pleasing fungus beetles ; Handsome fungus beetle ; Long-horned and leaf beetles ; Weevils --
Mecoptera. Scorpionflies --
Diptera. Net-winged midge ; Crane flies and midges ; Sand flies and moth flies ; Black flies, mosquitoes and punkies ; Meniscus midge and glowworm ; Lovebug ; Bee flies and tangle-veined flies ; Deer flies and horse flies ; Small-headed fly ; Soldier flies ; Giant wood-boring fly ; Snipe fly ; Long-legged and dance flies ; Robber flies ; Mydas flies ; Stiletto fly ; Flower flies and big-headed fly ; Thick-headed fly ; Fruit flies, picture-winged flies and other acalyptrate flies ; Dung flies and blow flies ; Satellite and flesh flies ; Parasitic flies ; Bot flies --
Hymenoptera. Cuckoo wasp ; Parasitic wasps ; Bees ; Wasps ; Ants.
Other Titles: Five hundred insects
Responsibility: Stephen A. Marshall.

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A selection of 500 of the most interesting and representative insects from N and S America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, each illustrated by a photograph in their natural habitat and  Read more...

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