The Life-Story of Insects

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Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature were designed to provide concise introductions to a broad range of topics. They were written by experts for the general reader and combined a comprehensive approach to knowledge with an emphasis on accessibility. The Life-Story of Insects by G. H. Carpenter was first published in 1913. The book contains an informative account of the facts and meanings of insect transformations, allowing scope for ...

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Overview

Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, the Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature were designed to provide concise introductions to a broad range of topics. They were written by experts for the general reader and combined a comprehensive approach to knowledge with an emphasis on accessibility. The Life-Story of Insects by G. H. Carpenter was first published in 1913. The book contains an informative account of the facts and meanings of insect transformations, allowing scope for further entomological investigation in the field.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781107655546
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/22/2012
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 146
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.99 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Growth and change; 3. The life-stories of some sucking insects; 4. From water to air; 5. Transformations, outward and inward; 6. Larvae and their adaptations; 7. Pupae and their modifications; 8. The life-story and the seasons; 9. Past and present - the meaning of the story; Outline classification of insects; Table of geological systems; Bibliography; Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2014

    Sam

    I gtgtb. Happy easter!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2012

    The life-story of insects

    This book allows humans to enjoy insect life styles. A closer look at the most successful organisms in the animal kingdom
    is what most people need. If you want to understand insects,
    buy this book.

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