This handy guide to the most common, important, and showy North American insects will help the novice begin a fascinating study. It includes:
· A key to insect groups
· Mature and immature forms
· How insects grow and develop and what they eat
· How to find and observe them
Full-color pictures, non-technical language, and up-to-date range maps make this gem of a guide for beginners at any age.
Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.