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Cranshaw, Whitney, author
Bugs rule! : an introduction to the world of insects / Whitney Cranshaw and Richard Redak
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QL463 .C77 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Insects
Physical Description xi, 480 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Content Type text
still image
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes index
Contents Introduction to the arthropods -- What one sees on the outside : external features of insects -- The internal organization -- Growth and metamorphosis -- The arachnids : spiders, scorpions, mites, and other eight-legged wonders -- The "other" arthropods -- Oldies but goodies -- Insects fly! -- Jumpers and strollers : grasshoppers, crickets, and walkingsticks -- Variety is the spice of life : some minor, but interesting, insect orders -- Roach cities and assassin cousins -- Lousy nitpickers -- Life on an all-fluid diet -- Insect bruisers and their lacewinged cousins -- City builders that rule -- Scale-winged beauties and custom homebuilders -- "Gift" bearers of plague : or a plump insect wedding present -- Marvels of the air : two-winged wonders
NOTE 537117
Alternate Author Redak, Richard, author

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