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Insects through the seasons

Author: Gilbert Waldbauer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life cycles of numerous insect species by describing their methods of courtship, mating, raising young, self-defense, and surviving seasonal changes.
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Waldbauer, Gilbert.
Insects through the seasons.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)622985272
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Waldbauer
ISBN: 067445488X 9780674454880
OCLC Number: 32893542
Description: xiii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: First Things --
The Most Successful Animals on Earth --
Finding and Courting a Mate --
After the Courtships's Over --
Caring for Offspring --
Defense against Predators --
The Parasitic Way of Life --
Recognizing Food --
Taking Nourishment --
Coping with the Seasons --
Silken Cocoons --
Winter.
Responsibility: Gilbert Waldbauer.

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This work looks at the world of the insects that make up 75 per cent of the worlds 1.2 million known animal species. It uses the cecropia moth as a guide to the seasons, and compares its methods of  Read more...

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These excellent books [Gilbert Waldbauer's "Insects through the Seasons" and Bernd Heinrich's "Thermal Warriors"] are best read fully and carefully, and in the order just listed. Each summarizes a Read more...

 
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