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Practical Entomologist

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From exploring the basic principles of entomology to starting a collection, andlt;Iandgt;The Practical Entomologistandlt;/Iandgt; is the perfect introduction to the world of insects. andlt;BRandgt; Beginning with the basics, the text describes what characterizes an insect, including anatomy and the life cycle. It takes an order-by-order look at insects, explaining how each group differs from another and why certain types of insects have been classified together. andlt;BRandgt; The book shows you not only what to look for but how and where to look for it — from capturing and keeping live insects to ways of making a collection and taking photographs. Tips on keeping a field notebook are also included. andlt;BRandgt; Packed with more than 200 full-color illustrations, this comprehensive guide is a valuable reference tool for nature enthusiasts.

Synopsis:

From exploring the basic principles of entomology to starting a collection, The Practical Entomologist is the perfect introduction to the world of insects.

Beginning with the basics, the text describes what characterizes an insect, including anatomy and the life cycle. It takes an order-by-order look at insects, explaining how each group differs from another and why certain types of insects have been classified together.

The book shows you not only what to look for but how and where to look for it — from capturing and keeping live insects to ways of making a collection and taking photographs. Tips on keeping a field notebook are also included.

Packed with more than 200 full-color illustrations, this comprehensive guide is a valuable reference tool for nature enthusiasts.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Rick Imesandlt;/Bandgt; has been an avid naturalist and nature photographer for more than eleven years. He was Park Naturalist for Hickory Run State Park in White Haven, Pennsylvania. He lives in Vermont with his wife, Sandy, daughters Krista and Samantha, and their yellow Labrador, Hickory.

Table of Contents

The basics of entomology — Entomology in action — Dragonflies & damselflies: order odonata — Grasshoppers, katydids, & crickets: order orthoptera — The true bugs: order hemiptera — Aphids, cicadas, & hoppers: order homoptera — Beetles: order coleoptera — Butterflies & moths: order lepidoptera — flies: order diptera — Ants, bees, wasps, & kin: order hymenoptera — Minor insect orders.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671746957
Author:
Imes, Rick
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Insects & Spiders
Subject:
Entomology
Subject:
Insects
Subject:
Entomologists
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology
Subject:
General Science
Subject:
Animals - Insects & Spiders
Subject:
Biology-Entomology and General Invertebrates
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
no. AGES 9068
Publication Date:
August 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 4/C PHOTOS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.5 x 9.75 in 18.725 oz

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From exploring the basic principles of entomology to starting a collection, The Practical Entomologist is the perfect introduction to the world of insects.

Beginning with the basics, the text describes what characterizes an insect, including anatomy and the life cycle. It takes an order-by-order look at insects, explaining how each group differs from another and why certain types of insects have been classified together.

The book shows you not only what to look for but how and where to look for it — from capturing and keeping live insects to ways of making a collection and taking photographs. Tips on keeping a field notebook are also included.

Packed with more than 200 full-color illustrations, this comprehensive guide is a valuable reference tool for nature enthusiasts.

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