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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title A field guide to the insects of America north of Mexico /
Author Borror, Donald J. ; Borror, Donald Joyce ; White, Richard E.
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Company,
Year Published 1970
OCLC Number 00066022
ISBN 0395074363; 9780395074367; 0395185238; 9780395185230; 0395911710; 9780395911716; 0395911702; 9780395911709
Subjects Insects--United States--Identification. ; Insects--Canada--Identification. ; Insects--identification. ; Insecta--classification ; Insecta (Sistematica) ; Insectes--âEtats-Unis--Identification. ; Insectes--Classification.
Additional Subjects Insects--U.S.--Identification
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  QL464.B65 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/01/1988
Collation xi, 404 pages, 16 leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-376) and index.
Contents Notes
Comprehensive, thoroughly illustrated guide to the collection, preservation and study of over five hundred families of North American insects. Editor's note -- Preface -- Introductory chapters. How to use this book -- Collecting and preserving insects -- Work with living insects -- The structure of insects -- The growth and development of insects -- Classifying and naming insects -- Systematic chapters. Arthropods -- Insects : class insecta. Proturans: order protura ; Bristletails: order thysanura ; Springtails: order collembola ; Mayflies: order ephemeroptera ; Dragonflies and damselflies: order odonata ; Grasshoppers, kaytdids, crickets, mantids, walkingsticks, and cockroaches: order orthoptera ; Termites: order isoptera ; Stoneflies: order plecoptera ; Earwigs: order dermaptera ; Webspinners: order embioptera ; Zorapterans: order zoraptera ; Booklice and barklice: order psocoptera ; Chewing lice: order mallophaga ; Sucking lice: order anoplura ; Thrips: order thysanoptera ; Bugs: order hemiptera ; Cicadas, hoppers, whiteflies, aphids, and scale insects: order homoptera ; Fishflies, snakeflies, lacewings, and antlions: order neuroptera ; Beetles: order coleoptera ; Twisted-winged parasites: order strepsiptera ; Scorpionflies and their allies: order mecoptera ; Caddisflies: order trichoptera ; Butterflies and moths: order lepidoptera ; Flies: order diptera ; Fleas: order siphonaptera ; Sawflies, ichneumons, chalcids, ants, wasps, and bees: order hymenoptera -- Glossary -- References -- Index.