Tracks & Sign of Insects & Other Invertebrates
This Ground-Breaking Reference offers details for identifying beetles, spiders, flies, ants, butterflies, moths, dragonflies, earwigs, mayflies, crickets, grasshoppers, centipedes, millipedes, scorpions, earthworms, slugs, lacewings, wasps, bees, damselflies, alderflies, … More »
This Ground-Breaking Reference offers details for identifying beetles, spiders, flies, ants, butterflies, moths, dragonflies, earwigs, mayflies, crickets, grasshoppers, centipedes, millipedes, scorpions, earthworms, slugs, lacewings, wasps, bees, damselflies, alderflies, crabs, and many other invertebrates from the sign they leave behind. Includes almost 1,000 color photos and some 2,000 species.
2012 Choice Magazine academic book award winner (zoology)
The first-ever reference to the sign left by insects and other North American invertebrates includes descriptions and almost 1,000 color photos of tracks, egg cases, nests, feeding signs, galls, webs, burrows, and signs of predation. Identification is made to the family level, sometimes to the genus or species. It's an invaluable guide for wildlife professionals, naturalists, students, and insect specialists.
TRACKS & SIGN OF INSECTS AND OTHER INVERTEBRATESA Guide to North American SpeciesCharley Eiseman and Noah Charney$39.95 US | $52.95 CANPB, 592 pages, 927 color photos, 5 1 2 x 8 1 4, 978-0-8117-3624-4, WorldAPRIL 2010 | Stackpole Books
Eggs and egg cases -- Pupae and exuviae -- Parasitism, predation, and other causes of death -- Sign on vertebrates -- Droppings, secretions, and protective coverings without foreign materials -- Webs and other silken constructions -- Cocoons -- Coverings, cases, retreats, and nests made from foreign materials -- Sign on algae, fungi, and plants -- Leaf mines -- Leaf shelters -- Galls -- Sign on twigs, stems, and stemlike structures -- Sign on and in wood -- Sign on rocks and shells -- Burrows and mounds -- Molelike excavations and simple surface trails -- Tracks and trails -- Appendix A: Plants mentioned in this book
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