Illustrated Directory of Insects of the World: A Visual Reference Guide to 650 Arthropods, Including All the Common Species Such as Beetles, Spiders, Crickets, Butterflies, Moths, Grasshoppers and Flies (Paperback)
  • Illustrated Directory of Insects of the World: A Visual Reference Guide to 650 Arthropods, Including All the Common Species Such as Beetles, Spiders, Crickets, Butterflies, Moths, Grasshoppers and Flies (Paperback)
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Illustrated Directory of Insects of the World: A Visual Reference Guide to 650 Arthropods, Including All the Common Species Such as Beetles, Spiders, Crickets, Butterflies, Moths, Grasshoppers and Flies (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 15/03/2013
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This is an authoritative visual dictionary of every order of the insect world including beetles, cockroaches, flies, crickets, wasps, bees, moths and butterflies, as well as spiders, mites, ticks, centipedes and microscopic creatures. It features a stunning worldwide directory detailing more than 650 arthropod species, with accurate descriptions to aid identification. It includes an in-depth look at insect defence methods such as camouflage, claws for nipping, mouth parts for biting and chewing, stings, hissing noises and warning hues that suggest danger to deter predators. Every stage of the life cycle of each group of insects is described, with illustrations depicting different development phases from egg to larva, pupa and adult. Insects belong to a group known as arthropods, which includes many easily recognizable families such as beetles, flies, wasps, stick insects, dragonflies and ants. This beautifully illustrated guide provides a fascinating overview of the world of arthropods. A directory of arthropod species is organized according to geographical region, then by taxonomic order. Every insect type is included, from the tiniest wingless creature to the largest and most spectacular beetle. Many are illustrated with detailed artworks. Each entry gives a profile outlining the physical traits and characteristics of each insect. Identification details are provided, with a description of their habitat. This expert text visual reference guide will be enjoyed by all natural history enthusiasts.

Publisher: Anness Publishing
ISBN: 9781780192123
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 817 g
Dimensions: 282 x 217 x 13 mm

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