A Field Guide to the Insects of America North of Mexico

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Houghton Mifflin, 1970 - Insects - 404 pages
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Detailed descriptions of insect orders, families and many other individual species are illustrated with 1.300 drawings and 142 superb color paintings.

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Of the three insect books I have, this one is by far the most likely to properly identify a bug, provided I already know roughly what general type bug it is. Ideally for me, one of the other insect ... Read full review

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Phylum Arthropoda Insects and Their

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Donald J. Borror is a professor of entomology at Ohio State University and the author of books, articles, and recordings. With Dwight M. DeLong he is the coauthor of a widely used textbook, An Introduction to the Study of Insects, now in its fourth edition. Dr. Borror has made several records of bird songs and insect sounds. With Richard D. Alexander he recorded The Songs of Insects, one of the Sounds of Nature disks in the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology series.

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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