Spiders of the World

Spiders of the World

by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham
     
 

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They spin their web to trap quarry, but haven't yet snared the affections of most humans. Currently, over 30,000 species of spider have been recognized, and they occupy nearly every terrestrial habitat. Superb original photographs, diagrams, drawings, and informative text cover classification of all the arachnid types, with special attention paid to their defense… See more details below

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They spin their web to trap quarry, but haven't yet snared the affections of most humans. Currently, over 30,000 species of spider have been recognized, and they occupy nearly every terrestrial habitat. Superb original photographs, diagrams, drawings, and informative text cover classification of all the arachnid types, with special attention paid to their defense mechanisms, mimicry and camouflage, courtship and mating rituals, prey capture and feeding. 192 pages, 40 color illus., 80 b/w illus., 6 X 9.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871969965
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1984
Series:
Of the World Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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