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Title:
A field guide to insects : America north of Mexico
Author:
Borror, Donald J. (Donald Joyce), 1907-1988.
Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1998]

©1970
Physical Description:
xi, 404 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
General Note:
"Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute."
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780395911709

9780395911716
Format :
Book

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Summary

Find what you're looking for with Peterson Field Guides --their field-tested visual identification system is designed to help you differentiate thousands of unique species accurately every time. Detailed descriptions of insect orders, families, and many individual species are illustrated with 1,300 drawings and 142 superb color paintings. Illustrations - which use the unique Peterson Identification System to distinguish one insect from another - include size lines to show the actual length of each insect. A helpful glossary explains the technical terms of insect anatomy.


Author Notes

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.


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