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The illustrated world encyclopedia of insects : a natural history and identification guide to beetles, flies, bees, wasps, mayflies, dragonflies, cockroaches, mantids, earwigs, ants and many more ; featuring 650 arthropods, including common insect and spider species, illustrated with 750 specially commissioned illustrations and photographs Preview this item
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The illustrated world encyclopedia of insects : a natural history and identification guide to beetles, flies, bees, wasps, mayflies, dragonflies, cockroaches, mantids, earwigs, ants and many more ; featuring 650 arthropods, including common insect and spider species, illustrated with 750 specially commissioned illustrations and photographs

Author: Martin Walters
Publisher: London : Lorenz Books, an imprint of Annexx Publishing, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An authoritative visual dictionary of every order of the insect world including beetles, cockroaches, flies, crickets, wasps, bees, moths and butterflies, as well as spiders, mites, ticks, centipedes and microscopic creatures. Includes an in-depth look at insect defense methods such as camouflage, claws for nipping, mouthparts for biting and chewing, stings, hissing noises and warning colors that suggest danger to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Walters
ISBN: 9780754819097 0754819094
OCLC Number: 1044690108
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Understanding insects --
The insect orders --
Insects of the world : Insects of Europe and Africa ; Insects of the Americas ; Insects of Australia and Asia.
Other Titles: Insects
Responsibility: Martin Walters.

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An authoritative visual dictionary of every order of the insect world including beetles, cockroaches, flies, crickets, wasps, bees, moths and butterflies, as well as spiders, mites, ticks, centipedes and microscopic creatures. Includes an in-depth look at insect defense methods such as camouflage, claws for nipping, mouthparts for biting and chewing, stings, hissing noises and warning colors that suggest danger to deter predators.

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