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Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures
Parasite Rex: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures
by Carl Zimmer
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andlt;B andgt;IN THIS REISSUED PAPERBACK EDITION WITH A NEW EPILOGUE, CARL ZIMMER REVEALS THE POWER, DANGER, AND BEAUTY OF PARASITES.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;For centuries, parasites have lived in nightmares, horror stories, and the... (read more)

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Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon: A Field Guide
Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon: A Field Guide
by Cary Kerst
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"The first field guide devoted solely to Oregon's fascinating and abundant Odonates, Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon features stunning full-color photographs of every species currently known in Oregon, along with helpful identification tips... (read more)

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Insect Hormones
Insect Hormones
by H. Frederik Nijhout
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Although insect endocrinology is one of the oldest and most active branches of insect physiology, its classic general texts are long out of date, while its abundant primary literature provides little biological context in which to make sense of the... (read more)

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The Ants
The Ants
by Bert Holldobler
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1990 R.R. Hawkins Prize, Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American... (read more)

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Bugs Rule! : an Introduction To the World of Insects (13 Edition)
Bugs Rule! : an Introduction To the World of Insects (13 Edition)
by Whitney Cranshaw
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"Breadth classes dealing with insects have been extremely popular among science and nonscience majors for decades. The photographs, illustrations, little known facts, and sidebars in Bugs Rule! bring to life the fascinating world of insects. Bugs Rule... (read more)

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Sex on Six Legs: Lessons on Life, Love, and Language from the Insect World
Sex on Six Legs: Lessons on Life, Love, and Language from the Insect World
by Marlene Zuk
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Advance Praise for SEX ON SEX LEGS “Incest, democracy, tyranny, sexual cannibalism: insects have them all, and more. In Sex on Six Legs, Marlene Zuk gives insects, the animal kingdoms unseen majority, their full, marvelous due.” &#8212... (read more)

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Chasing Monarchs: Migrating with the Butterflies of Passage
Chasing Monarchs: Migrating with the Butterflies of Passage
by Robert Michael Pyle
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Although no one had ever followed North American monarch butterflies on their annual southward journey to Mexico and California, in the 1990s there were well-accepted assumptions about the nature and form of the migration. But to Robert Michael Pyle, a... (read more)

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The Evolution of Social Behaviour in Insects and Arachnids
The Evolution of Social Behaviour in Insects and Arachnids
by Jae C. Choe
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Social insects and arachnids exhibit forms of complex behavior that involve cooperation in building a nest, defending against attackers or rearing offspring. This book is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to sociality and its evolution in a wide range of... (read more)

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New Zealand Coastal Marine Invertebrates: Volume 1
New Zealand Coastal Marine Invertebrates: Volume 1
by Steve De C. Cook
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Covering nearly 1,500 species, this definitive guide to marine invertebrates found around the coasts of New Zealand is ideal for divers, naturalists, and professional scientists. Each section outlines a major taxonomic group, such as starfishes,... (read more)

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Octopus!: The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea
Octopus!: The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea
by Katherine Harmon Courage
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No one understands the octopus. With eight arms, three hearts, camouflaging skin, and a disarmingly sentient look behind its highly evolved eyes, how could it appear anything but utterly alien? Octopuses have been captivating humans for as... (read more)

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Lepidoptera and Conservation
Lepidoptera and Conservation
by T. R. New
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Lepidoptera, the butterflies and moths, is the leading flagship group for advancing interest in insect conservation. One of the largest insect orders, with numerous intricate ecological interactions, their long aesthetic attraction to naturalists and... (read more)

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The evolutionary ecology of ant-plant mutualisms
The evolutionary ecology of ant-plant mutualisms
by Andrew J. Beattie
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Mutualistic interactions between ants and plants involve rewards offered by plants and services performed by ants in a mutually advantageous relationship. The rewards are principally food and/or nest sites, and ants in turn perform a number of services... (read more)

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Ninety-Nine Gnats, Nits, and Nibblers
Ninety-Nine Gnats, Nits, and Nibblers
by May R Berenbaum
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'Informative, interesting, humorous, and sparkling-this is the book to read if you want to learn about the world's most interesting animals (and, if you hate insects, it's the book that'll change your mind).' -Thomas Eisner, entomologist and naturalist... (read more)

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Daly and Doyen's Introduction to Insect Biology and Diversity
Daly and Doyen's Introduction to Insect Biology and Diversity
by James B. Whitfield
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Written for students who have completed an introductory course in biology, the third edition of Daly and Doyen's Introduction to Insect Biology and Diversity presents the ideal balance of basic biological principles and in-depth treatment of insect... (read more)

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Guide to Australian Moths
Guide to Australian Moths
by Paul Zborowski
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Moths are often thought of as the ugly cousins of butterflies, yet their colours can be just as remarkable and, with over 20,000 species in Australia, their biology and lifestyles are far more diverse. With striking color photographs of live moths in... (read more)

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Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia
Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia
by Gunther Theischinger
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A full-colour, comprehensive guide to the dragonflies of Australia.... (read more)

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Aquatic Entomology: The Fishermen's Guide and Ecologists' Illustrated Guide to Insects and Their Relatives (Crosscurrents)
Aquatic Entomology: The Fishermen's Guide and Ecologists' Illustrated Guide to Insects and Their Relatives (Crosscurrents)
by W. Patrick Mccafferty
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Aquatic Biology and Natural History are subjects of interests to many, whether they be related to one's vocational education, one's avocation, or purely to one's appreciation for the living order of the world. This book has been written not only for... (read more)

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Non-Native and Invasive Ticks: Threats to Human and Animal Health in the United States
Non-Native and Invasive Ticks: Threats to Human and Animal Health in the United States
by Michael J. Burridge
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At least 100 non-native tick species have been introduced into the continental United States during the past century. These introductions of invasive ticks have increased markedly in recent years as the international trade in live animals, and in... (read more)

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Freaky Flies (World of Bugs)
Freaky Flies (World of Bugs)
by Greg Roza
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There are many different kinds of flies. Even a mosquito is a fly. Readers will learn all about these small, strange bugs in this amazing and fact-filled resource. From houseflies to baby flies, detailed photographs will help readers learn all about... (read more)

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Environment & Policy #52: Insect Life-Cycle Polymorphism: Theory, Evolution and Ecological Consequences for Seasonality and Diapause Control
Environment & Policy #52: Insect Life-Cycle Polymorphism: Theory, Evolution and Ecological Consequences for Seasonality and Diapause Control
by H. V. Danks
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Recent studies have shown that genetic polymorphisms play an important role in structuring the seasonal life cycles of insects, complementing an earlier emphasis on the effects of environmental factors. This book presents current ideas and recent... (read more)

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