Insect

Insect

by David Burnie

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ISBN-13: 9780756622947
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/2007
Series: DK ONLINE
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.46(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 10 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


How to Use the Web Site     6
Insect World     8
What is an Insect?     10
Insect Habitats     12
Life in a Case     14
Inside Insects     16
Insect Senses     18
Insect Behavior     20
Insects on the Move     22
Beetles     24
Wings     26
Insect Flight     28
Dragonflies and Damselflies     30
Predatory Insects     32
Skaters and Swimmers     34
Tricks and Traps     36
Feeding on Blood     38
Two-Winged Flies     40
Parasitic Insects     42
Feeding on Plants     44
Feeding on Flowers     46
True Bugs     48
Scavengers and Recyclers     50
Insect Defenses     52
Camouflage and Mimicry     54
Crickets and Grasshoppers     56
Insect Reproduction     58
Courtship and Mating     60
Eggs and Young     62
Growing Up     64
Changing Shape     66
Butterflies and Moths     68
Insect Lifespans     70
Surviving Extremes     72
Social Insects     74
Bees, Wasps, and Ants     76
Insect Architects     78
Life in a Group     80
Swarms     82
Migration     84
Insects and People     86
Studying Insects     88
Reference Section
Insect Classification     90
Glossary     92
Index     94
Acknowledgments     96

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