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Field guide to the flower flies of northeastern North America

Author: Jeff SkevingtonMichelle M LockeAndrew D Young, (Entomologist)Kevin M Moran, (Entomologist)William J CrinsAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Princeton field guides.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Skevington; Michelle M Locke; Andrew D Young, (Entomologist); Kevin M Moran, (Entomologist); William J Crins; S A Marshall
ISBN: 0691189404 9780691189406
OCLC Number: 1059261215
Notes: Statement of responsibility from cover.
"Covers all 416 species of flower flies that occur north of Tennessee and east of the Dakotas, including the high Arctic and Greenland"--Page [4] of cover.
Description: 511 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Dedication --
Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
General Introduction --
How to Use This Book ; Guide Coverage --
It's All in a Name --
Identifying Flower Flies --
Observing Flower Flies --
Conservation --
History of Flower Fly Taxonomic Research in the Nearctic Region --
Taxonomic Changes Proposed in This Guide --
Recognizing the Subfamilies of Flower Flies --
Microdontinae --
Eristalinae --
Pipizinae --
Syrphinae --
Morphology --
Glossary of Taxonomic Terms --
Plant Names Used in Guide --
Checklist --
Photo Credits --
Bibliography --
Index --
About the Authors.
Series Title: Princeton field guides.
Other Titles: Flower flies of northeastern North America
Responsibility: Jeffrey H. Skevington and Michelle M. Locke ; [with] Andrew D. Young, Kevin Moran, William J. Crins, and Stephen A. Marshall.

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