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Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

Michelle Gleeson



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CSIRO Publishing
01 March 2016
Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders
Miniature Lives provides a range of simple strategies that people can use to identify and learn more about the insects in their homes and gardens. Featuring a step-by-step, illustrated identification key and colour photographs, the book guides the reader through the basics of entomology (the study of insects).

Simple explanations, amusing analogies and quirky facts convey information on diet, lifecycle, habitat and risks in a way that is both interesting and easy to understand. Identifying an insect using field guides or internet searches can be daunting – Miniature Lives allows the reader to identify an insect without having to capture or touch it.
By:   Michelle Gleeson
Imprint:   CSIRO Publishing
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 215mm,  Width: 148mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   650g
ISBN:   9781486301379
ISBN 10:   1486301371
Publication Date:   01 March 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Miniature Lives: Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden

This indispensable guide to insect-watching will fill an important role in insect conservation and as a reference work, as it introduces new generations to the diverse, secretive, often beautiful and always intriguing miniature lives of insects. --Densey Cline

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