Firefly Encyclopedia of Insects and Spiders

Firefly Encyclopedia of Insects and Spiders

Book - 2002
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Combining authoritative, easy-to-read essays with accurate illustrations and full color photographs, this encyclopedia covers all of the families that encompass the million-plus species of insects and spiders. A unique and thoroughly current volume, it includes:

Specially commissioned articles written by a team of scientists, zoologists and expert researchers Insightful and up-to-date information on insect and spider biology and behavior The latest scientific findings and interpretations Features that explore and discuss in depth topics that are of particular interest and importance, for example, Beetles as Agents of Biological Control

In addition to a comprehensive text, each species entry also has a Factfile for quick retrieval of essential data:

Scientific Order and Population Distribution and Habitat Size, Color and Features Reproduction, Life Cycle and Longevity Conservation Status

Scientists, zoologists and expert researchers have contributed specially commissioned articles. These specialists, all experts in their fields, are actively involved in conducting frontline scientific or behavioral research. The inclusion of their latest findings and interpretations sets this title apart.

Publisher: Toronto, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2002.
ISBN: 9781552976128
Call Number: 595.7 FIREFLY
Characteristics: 240 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm
Subjects: Insects -- Encyclopedias.
Spiders -- Encyclopedias.
Additional Contributors: O'Toole, Christopher


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