Our Insect Friends and Enemies
by John Bernhard Smith
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company 1909
Number of pages: 332
The relation of insects to man, to other animals, to one another, and to plants, with a chapter on the war against insects. The insects' influence upon humanity, directly and indirectly, is vastly greater than is generally realized.
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Contents: Insect physiology and morphology; Blattodea; Coleoptera; Dermaptera; Diptera; Ephemeroptera; Hemiptera; Hymenoptera; Isoptera; Lepidoptera; Mantodea; Neuroptera; Odonata; Phasmatodea; Phthiraptera; Plecoptera; Orthoptera; Siphonaptera.
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