National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders & Related Species of North America

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Sterling Pub., 2007 - Nature - 496 pages
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National Wildlife Federation’s new all-photographic field guide to North American insects, spiders, and related species, is the most up-to-date of its kind, and lets both amateur and expert naturalists identify more than 940 species quickly and accurately. More than 2,000 close-up color photographs by leading nature photographers reveal the field marks that distinguish each creature, and the clear and concise text that accompanies each image describes the range, habitat, life cycle, and behavior. Budding entomologists will be inspired to explore further with the detailed information on starting a collection, planting an arthropod garden, keeping insects and spiders in captivity, and learning the techniques of macro photography. The unique waterproof cover makes it ideal for use outdoors.

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Excellent field guide

User Review  - patay17 - Overstock.com

I was happy with this. I wasn't sure if I should get Audubon, and I'm happy I got this one. It's nice not to have to flip back and forth between the pictures and the text. ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

Quality photographs and descriptions for identifying some of the thousands of insect and spider species of North America. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Arthur V. Evans is Research Associate in the Department of Entomology at the National Museum of Natural History, at the Smithsonian Institution, and in the Department of Recent Invertebrates at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. He is coauthor, with Charles L. Bellamy, of "An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles" (UC Press, 2000). James N. Hogue is Manager of Biological Collections in the Department of Biology at California State University, Northridge, and Research Associate at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Together, Arthur and James wrote "Introduction to California Beetles" (UC Press, 2004).

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