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Insects, spiders, and other terrestrial arthropods

George McGavin

Insects, spiders, and other terrestrial arthropods

by George McGavin

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Published by Dorling Kindersley in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects -- Identification,
  • Arthropoda -- Identification

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge McGavin ; photography by Steve Gorton
    GenreIdentification
    SeriesDorling Kindersley handbooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL467 .M396 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17173309M
    ISBN 100789453371
    LC Control Number99053252

    Insects also predominate overwhelmingly among the terrestrial arthropods that are the subject of this book. What is more, the land-dwelling, jointed-limbed animals without backbones also include the millipedes and centipedes, and the spiders, scorpions, ticks and mites; for example, in rural southern England there may be as many as 5 million spiders per hectare ( million per acre)/5(11). Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews contains concise review articles on living and extinct insects, arachnids, and their relatives that use land during (a part of) their life history. Instead of requesting a historic, exhaustive overview of all aspects of a particular subject matter, Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews aims to provide space for critical.

    Insects Spiders and Other Terrestrial Arthropods by George C. McGavin. DK Publishing, Inc. New York. Visually rich introduction to the study of insects for older children and adults. Illustrates and describes 29 common insect orders and some of the most important hexapod families. George C. McGavin FLS FRGS Hon. FSB Hon. FRES is a British entomologist, author, academic, television presenter and explorer. McGavin attended Daniel Stewart's College, a private school in Edinburgh, then studied Zoology at the University of Edinburgh from to , followed by a PhD in entomology at Imperial College, mater: University of Edinburgh, Imperial College, .

    From wasps to beetles, discover over insects, spiders and other terrestrial arthropods. Focusing on of the main insect families and covering the incredible diversity of the group, clear photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions will help you to identify different insects quickly and easily. People of western cultural backgrounds often see insects and other non-crustacean terrestrial arthropods like spiders, millipedes and centipedes as nothing more than useless vermin or disease Author: Victor Benno Meyer-Rochow.


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-- A visual recognition guide to insects, designed to make identification as simple and accurate as possible, with annotated photographs to pick out key distinguishing features.

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Photo--Encyclopedic Approach: Focusing on over of the main insect families, the Smithsonian Handbook of Insects, Spiders and Other Terrestrial Arthropods tackles the incredible diversity of this class.

All 29 orders of insect are examined, as well as a representative selection of spiders and other terrestrial arthropods from around the : This book Contains Upwards of Six Hundred and Fifty Figures and Descriptions of Foreign Insects, Interspersed with Remarks and Reflections on Their Nature and is a great example of an 18th century meditation on natural history, blending a scientific exactitude of classification with a confidence in God's hand behind the scenes.

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