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Insects A To Z

RRP $19.99

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'Insects A To Z' uses an accessible and successful format to describe 26 insects. Each page features two full-colour photographs of the insect and one or two descriptive paragraphs. There are also the Latin and common names of the order, family, genus and species, as well as information on geographic distribution. Fact boxes for each entry provide at-a-glance information detailing each insect's scientific name, diet, average size and the location at which each was photographed. The 26 insects are: Army ants Bumble bees Cicadas Darner dragonflies Earwigs Fireflies Grasshoppers Hummingbird moths Ichneumonid wasps Jewel beetles Katydids Lacewings Mosquitoes Net-winged midges Owlflies Paper wasps Queen termites Robber flies Spider wasps Tiger beetles Urania moths Viceroy butterflies Weevils Xylocopid bees Yucca moths Zebra clubtails. The book has a varied audience: middle school students exploring topic ideas, younger students interested in wildlife and advanced early readers who still enjoy picture books. Accurate and up-to-date information and an informal presentation make 'Insects A to Z' an engaging view into the world of insects. AGES: 7-10 AUTHOR: Stephen A. Marshall is a professor of entomology at the University of Guelph. He has discovered hundreds of new species, several new genera and even two new subfamilies. His previous book is the widely acclaimed Insects: Their Natural History and Diversity. ILLUSTRATIONS: Colour photographs


American Insects

RRP $302.99

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Offering a complete accounting of the insects of North America, this handbook is an up-dated edition of the first handbook ever compiled in the history of American entomology.
By using American Insects, A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico, Second Edition, the reader can quickly determine the taxonomic position of any species, genus, or higher taxon of insect known to occur in America and Canada. Every order, family, and genus is conveniently numbered and indexed, making this volume the only complete single source for all of the names of orders, families, and genera currently available.
This book fills the need for an accurate way to identify, with the several hundred drawings and photos, the common insects of all orders. Now there is a tool available to those working without a major collection and library; and those who would like to have a general knowledge of insect life without becoming overwhelmed by the vast number of minute insect species.
This usable guide provides sizes, shapes, color patterns and salient features of some species of each major family by pointing out those groups most likely to be encountered, including all North America pests.
WHAT'S NEW IN THIS EDITION?
Captions are restored into the text and all are present
Researchers in many orders use the results of cladistics, a new tool for determining the relationship of orders, families, genera, and species of organisms, including plants as well as animals
Specialists have provided lengthy lists of generic changes
Many of the identification keys have been revised by adding more illustrations and making sure all description terms are in the Glossary
The bibliographies of each Order section have been updated to include all important works that have appeared since the original edition


It's A Good Thing There Are Insects

RRP $9.95

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The natural world comes alive for young readers with Rookie Read-About "RM" Science With striking, full-color photos and just the right amount of text, this series immediately involves young readers as they discover intriguing facts about the fascinating world around them.



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