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A field guide to the beetles of North America : text and illustrations

Author: Richard E White
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1983.
Series: Peterson field guide series, 29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detailed descriptions of 111 families of North American beetles, especially those that are economically important, over 600 drawings and 65 superb color paintings portray representative species, Perterson identification system pinpoints key recognition features, pictorial key on endpapers helps you quickly find the family to which a beetle belongs.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
White, Richard E.
Field guide to the beetles of North America.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1983
(OCoLC)671593869
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E White
ISBN: 0395318084 9780395318089 0395339537 9780395339534 0395910897 9780395910894
OCLC Number: 9195548
Description: xii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: How to use this book --
Collecting beetles --
Preparing and identifying beetles --
The structure of beetles --
The growth and development of beetles --
Classifying and naming beetles --
Beetles: Order Coleoptera. Introduction to beetles ; Insects similar to beetles ; Synopses of beetle families ; Classification of beetles (Suborder Archostemata ; Suborder Adephaga ; Suborder Myxophaga ; Suborder Polyphaga).
Series Title: Peterson field guide series, 29.
Responsibility: by Richard E. White.
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Detailed descriptions of 111 families of North American beetles, especially those that are economically important, over 600 drawings and 65 superb color paintings portray representative species, Perterson identification system pinpoints key recognition features, pictorial key on endpapers helps you quickly find the family to which a beetle belongs.

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