Bugs Rule!: An Introduction to the World of Insects
Bugs Rule! provides a lively introduction to the biology and natural history of insects and their noninsect cousins, such as spiders, scorpions, and centipedes. This richly illustrated textbook features more than 830 color photos, a concise overview of the basics of entomology, and numerous sidebars that highlight and explain key points. Detailed chapters cover each of the major insect groups, describing their physiology, behaviors, feeding habits, reproduction, human interactions, and more.
Ideal for nonscience majors and anyone seeking to learn more about insects and their arthropod relatives, Bugs Rule! offers a one-of-a-kind gateway into the world of these amazing creatures.
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I SAVED THIS BECAUSE I AM RESEARCHING THIS BIG ASS BLACK ANT THAT IS BUILDING ITS HOME RIGHT NEXT TO MY PORCH. IT IS A VERY LARGE, IMPOSING BLACK ANT THAT IS KIND OF SCARY. SO WAS GOING TO READ THROUGH THIS TO MAYBE SEE WHAT KIND OF ANT I AM DEALING WITH.....
2 What One Sees on the OutsideExternal Features of Insects
3 The Internal Organization
4 Growth and Metamorphosis
5 The ArachnidsSpiders Scorpions Mites and Other EightLegged Wonders
6 The Other Arthropods
7 Oldies but Goodies
8 Insects Fly
13 Life on an AllFluid Diet
14 Insect Bruisers and Their Lacewinged Cousins
15 City Builders That Rule
16 ScaleWinged Beauties and Custom Homebuilders
17 Gift Bearers of Plagueor a Plump Insect Wedding Present
18 Marvels of the AirTwoWinged Wonders