The Beetles of North America

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998 - 384 pages
Over 600 drawings and 65 color paintings portray representative species of the 111 families of North American beetles. Includes information on collecting and preserving beetles.

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Great book for identifying and helping with collections! I love the beetle section! :)


Collecting Beetles
Preparing and Identifying Beetles
The Growth and Development of Beetles
Suborder Archostemata

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About the author (1998)

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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