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Insects & Spiders

  • Buggedby David MacNeal

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.19

    "Creepy, beautiful, icky and amazing." —Penny Le Couteur, author of Napoleon's Button Insects have been shaping our ecological world and plant life for over 400 million years. In fact, our world is essentially run by bugs—there are 1.4 billion for every human on the planet. In Bugged, journalist David MacNeal takes us on an off-beat scientific... more...

  • Britain's Spidersby Lawrence Bee; Geoff Oxford; Helen Smith

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Britain’s Spiders is a photographic guide to all 37 of the British families, focussing on spiders that can be identified in the field. Illustrated with a remarkable collection of photographs, it is designed to be accessible to a wide audience, including those new to spider identification. This book pushes the boundaries of field identification for... more...

  • Stinging Insect Allergyby Theodore M. Freeman; James M. Tracy

    Springer International Publishing 2017; Not Available

    This comprehensive book thoroughly covers the field of stinging insect allergy; addressing all clinical aspects, including diagnosis and therapeutic recommendations. Stinging Insect Allergy: A Clinician’s Guide begins with a look into the entomologic aspects of Hymenoptera insects (bees, vespids, wasps and ants), which cause nearly all the IgE mediated... more...

  • Insectsby Stefan Gates

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.09

    Ever been tempted by the thought of trying juicy deep fried mealworms, proteinrich cricket flower, or swapping your Walkers for salt and vinegar flavoured grasshoppers? If so then you are not alone! Over 2 billion people regularly eat insects as part of their diet, and the world is home to around 1,900 edible insect species. For adventurous foodies... more...

  • Why Every Fly Countsby Hans-Dietrich Reckhaus

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 27.97

    This book discusses the beneficial and harmful effects of insects and explains their development and significance for biodiversity. Threatening pests or threatened beneficials? Biting midges are wonderful insects. The animals are so tiny and uniquely shaped that they are particularly good at pollinating the small and tight flowers of the cocoa... more...

  • Britain's Spidersby Lawrence Bee; Geoff Oxford; Helen Smith

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 56.00

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  • A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North Americaby Jeffrey Glassberg

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    A thoroughly revised edition of the most comprehensive and authoritative photographic field guide to North American butterflies This is a revised second edition of the most detailed, comprehensive, and user-friendly photographic field guide to the butterflies of North America. Written by Jeffrey Glassberg, the pioneering authority on the field... more...

  • Jungle Survivalby Penguin Books Ltd

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 5.63

    **The Air Ministry's emergency survival series makes the perfect gift for those who think they'd survive the world's most hostile environments - or at least imagine they could do!** First issued to airmen in the 1950s, the Air Ministry's Jungle Survival guide includes original and authentic emergency advice to crew operating over... more...

  • Solitary beesby Ted Benton

    Pelagic Publishing 2017; US$ 26.99

    In Britain and Ireland there are about ten times more species of solitary bee than bumblebee and honeybee combined. They are a fascinating, attractive and diverse group that can be found easily in a wide range of habitats, both urban and rural, and they are important as pollinators. more...