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Beetles: An Introduction to Familiar North American Species (Pocket Naturalist Guides)by James Kavanagh
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Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the ultimate beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these hand-held guides.
Including information on the natural history, habitat, and distribution of beetles, this addition to the Pocket Naturalist Guides series beautifully showcases more than 120 of the most common insect species of the Coleoptera order. North American beetles, from the ladybug beetle and the giant stag beetle to the bombardier beetle and the harlequin bug, are included in this helpful reference.
The jewels of the insect kingdom, there are over 400,000 species of beetles worldwide. Beetles is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the emerging entomologist. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 120 of the most common North American species. It includes information on their natural history, habitat and distribution. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information in the backyard or out on the trail.
About the Author
James Kavanagh is the author of more than 300 pocket guides on nature, science, travel, and languages. Raymond Leung is the illustrator of more than 300 pocket guides on travel and nature.
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