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A Peterson Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico
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A Peterson Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico

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by Donald J. Borror, Roger Tory Peterson (Editor), Richard E. White
 

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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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395911709
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Series:
Peterson Field Guides Series
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
178,488
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.25(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author


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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A Peterson Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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I bought this title for my 3 year old son, but, I just can't put it down! Now we go around the yard looking for insects to identify. I love it and it's easy to use. Mommy