The World of Insects
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated, 1939 - Insects - 409 pages
Insect structures; How insects grow up; The growing up of a swallowtail butterfly; Insect foods and feeding habits; Some insect food-getting devices; How insects reproduce themselves; How insects get air; How insects move; How insects move; How insects are protected; Insect voices; Insect fitness; Insect orders; Social life among the insects; The value of insects; Injurious insects and their control; Where to look for insects; Rearing insects; How to collet and preserve insects.
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