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Innumerable Insects

Author : Michael S. Engel
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A fascinating look at the world's most numerous inhabitants, illustrated with stunning images from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. It is estimated that there are around five million insect species on Earth, and this magnificent volume tells their incredible story. It covers everything from insect evolution, metamorphosis, and camouflage to society, language, and pollination--plus tales of discovery by intrepid entomologists. More than 180 illustrations describe these fascinating animals down to their tiniest details, from butterflies' iridescent wings to beetles' vibrant colors.

An Introduction to Entomology Or Elements of the Natural History of Insects

Author : William Kirby
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Insect Life

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Devoted to the economy and life-habits of insects, especially in their relations to agriculture.

Insect Life

Author : Charles Valentine Riley
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Regulation Digestion Nutrition Excretion

Author : G. A. Kerkut
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In this volume, seven of the chapters deal with feeding and diet, which is reasonable since insects consume an estimated l5-20% of all the world's planted crops. Many insects even have a specialized larval feeding stage that usually occupies a different ecological niche to the adult and so does not compete for the adult's food stock. Other chapters describe the means by which insects maintain their water balance, nitrogen balance and temperature balance under a range of conditions. These involve regulation by hormonal and behavioural systems that are also described here. The l4 chapters are all extensively illustrated and referenced and therefore provide excellent summaries of current knowledge. They will be of great value to entomologists, zoologists and biologists in general.

Uncle Tom s stories or Buzzes from Insect land by the author of Ruth Lee and her companions

Author : Tom (uncle, fict. name.)
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The Family friend ed by R K Philp

Author : Robert Kemp Philp
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Author : New Hampshire. Department of Agriculture
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Report of the Board of Agriculture

Author : New Hampshire. Board of Agriculture
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Author : New Hampshire. Dept. of Agriculture
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