National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders (Paperback)

By National Audubon Society

Alfred A. Knopf, 9780394507637, 992pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 1980

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Description

The most comprehensive field guide available to the insects and spiders of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders is the perfect companion for any outdoor excursion. Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic details, and information on habitat, range, feeding habits, sounds or songs, flight period, web construction, life cycle, behaviors, folklore, and environmental impact. An illustrated key to the insect orders and detailed drawings of the parts of insects, spiders, and butterflies supplement this extensive coverage.


About the Author

The authors are Lorus J. Milne, Professor, Department of Zoology, University of New Hampshire, and Margery Milne, Instructor, Department of Parks and Recreation, University of New Hampshire.
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