Paleo Bugs: Survival of the Creepiest

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Chronicle Books, Apr 16, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 46 pages
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What could be creepier than a 390 million-year-old cockroach? How about a 320 million-year-old millipede that's seven feet long! These crawlies and their many-legged cousins are featured in this follow-up to Paleo Sharks.
  

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User Review  - flaguna - LibraryThing

I really like this kind of books, where acurate information is complemented with fun illustrations that encourage the reader to continue throughout the whole book. When you finish it, you feel that you want to read it again! Besides all this, I really like bugs... Read full review

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User Review  - librariankristin - LibraryThing

While the title is a bit of a misnomer, this book on prehistoric arthropods with it's illustration-heavy format, will appeal to insect and dinosaur fans alike. The illustrations to help scale the bugs to the size of a hand or a student are particularly useful. Read full review

Contents

TIMELINE
WHAT IS AN ARTHROPOD?
PALEOZOIC ARTHROPODS AND THEIR RELATIVES THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME
SANCTACARIS MARELLA 14 CALYMENE PTERYGOTUS 16 LIMULOIDES 18 MYRIACANTHERPESTES RHYNIOGNATHA 20 MEGANE...
MESOTARBUS
APHTHOROBLATTINA
MESOZOIC ARTHROPODS AND THEIR RELATIVESLIFE AMONG GIANTS
ARCHAEOLEPIS HEPTAGENIA 32 APHODIITES 34 ERYON ICRIOCARCINUS 36 PROTOPAREVANIA
SPHECOMYRMA
CENOZOIC ARTHROPODS AND THEIR RELATIVESINHERITING THE EARTH
PRODRYAS
ARTHROPODS TODAY
GLOSSARY
FURTHER READING
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Tim Bradley has created hundreds of paleo illustrations for Web sites, toys, and exhibits in his signature style with a realistic edge. He lives in Southern California.

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