The Common Spiders of the United States
by James Henry Emerton
Publisher: Ginn & Co. 1902
Number of pages: 260
A small and simple book for readers who, without making a special study of the subject, want to know a little about spiders in general and especially those species that they often meet with. It is hoped this book will answer the purpose and help to lessen the prejudice against spiders, and lead to a more general acquaintance with them.
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by John B. Smith - Brooklyn Entomological Society
The book is of exceptional historical interest in the insights it gives into development of early modern entomological science. It also is of practical value as a source for terms that are obscure to modern users because they are no longer current.
by W.J. Bell, L.M. Roth, C.A. Nalepa - The Johns Hopkins University Press
The cockroach is truly an evolutionary wonder. The book explores the fascinating natural history and behavior of cockroaches, describing their various colors, sizes, and shapes, as well as how they move on land, in water, and through the air.
Contents: Insect physiology and morphology; Blattodea; Coleoptera; Dermaptera; Diptera; Ephemeroptera; Hemiptera; Hymenoptera; Isoptera; Lepidoptera; Mantodea; Neuroptera; Odonata; Phasmatodea; Phthiraptera; Plecoptera; Orthoptera; Siphonaptera.
by William Jacob Holland - Doubleday, Page & Company
The aim is to guide the amateur collector in right paths and to prepare him by the accomplishment of his labors for the enjoyment of more difficult researches in this field. The work is confined to the fauna of the continent of North America.