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Paleo bugs : survival of the creepiest

Author: Timothy J Bradley
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If you think today's insects are creepy, wait till you see what wriggled and slithered through the world hundreds of millions of years ago! Learn how insects survived catastrophic events that completely wiped out other creatures. See whic of their strange adaptations can still be found in insects today. Grab your flyswatter and get ready for Paleo bugs!
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy J Bradley
ISBN: 9780811860222 0811860221
OCLC Number: 123955213
Description: 44, [4] pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Timeline --
What is an arthropod? --
Paleozoic arthropods and their relatives --
Sanctacaris/Marella --
Calymene/Pterygotus --
Limuloides --
Myriacantherpestes/Rhyniognatha --
Meganeura --
Arthropleura --
Mesotarbus --
Aphthoroblattina --
Mesozoic arthropods and their relatives --
Archaeolepis/Heptagenia --
Aphrodiites (dung beetle) --
Eryon/Icriocarcinus --
Protoparevania (wasp) --
Sphecomyrma (ant) --
Cenozoic arthropods and their relatives --
Prodryas (butterfly) --
Arthropods today.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Timothy J. Bradley.
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If you think today's insects are creepy, wait till you see what wriggled and slithered through the world hundreds of millions of years ago! Learn how insects survived catastrophic events that completely wiped out other creatures. See whic of their strange adaptations can still be found in insects today. Grab your flyswatter and get ready for Paleo bugs!

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KIRKUS REVIEWS, STARRED REVIEW Elegantly designed and thoughtfully written, this is a worthy companion to the author\\\'s Paleo Sharks (2007) and an intriguing step backwards in time for dinosaur Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-28) Good Permalink

      This is an engaging, extremely detailed, book about prehistoric arthropods.  The descriptions are graphic and fulsome, and each comes with realistic measurements and contemporary counterparts of the creatures.  This will be an extremely popular reference book...
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