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Hidden Kingdom
The Insect Life of Costa Rica
Piotr Naskrecki
Encounter some of the most beautiful creatures in Costa Rica in Piotr Naskrecki’s Hidden Kingdom. This book is a visual journey into the world of the insects and their relatives that dominate all terrestrial habitats in Costa Rica through their sheer...



The Observation Hive Handbook
Studying Honey Bees at Home
Frank Linton
This book will guide you in selecting an observation hive and choosing a site for it, modifying the hive and the site as needed, installing the hive, working with the hive, and maintaining the hive. It will prepare you to take a temporary portable...



Insects and Other Arthropods of Tropical America
Paul E. Hanson
With their beautifully illustrated guide to insects and other arthropods, Paul E. Hanson and Kenji Nishida put the focus on readily observable insects that one encounters while strolling through a tropical forest in the Americas.



Monarchs in a Changing World
Biology and Conservation of an Iconic Butterfly
To meet the demand for a timely synthesis of monarch biology, conservation and outreach, Monarchs in a Changing World summarizes recent developments in scientific research, highlights challenges and responses to threats to monarch conservation, and showcases the many ways that monarchs are used in citizen science programs, outreach, and education.



Butterflies
A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behavior
Dick Vane-Wright
A complete introduction to the biology, natural history, and classification of butterflies.



The Brown Recluse Spider
Richard S. Vetter
The brown recluse is a fascinating spider very well adapted to dwelling in houses and other buildings. It has become infamous throughout North America. In this book, Richard S. Vetter educates readers regarding the biology of the brown recluse spider and medical aspects of its bites.



The Beekeeper's Handbook
Diana Sammataro, Alphonse Avitabile
The definitive guide to raising bees, now thoroughly revised and updated.



Urban Ants of North America and Europe
Identification, Biology, and Management
John Klotz, Laurel Hansen, Reiner Pospischil, Michael Rust
Ants that commonly invade homes, damage structures, inflict painful bites, or sting humans or their pets are considered pest ants. This illustrated identification guide highlights forty species of ants that pose difficulties in urban settings...



Armored Scale Insect Pests of Trees and Shrubs (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)
Douglass R. Miller, John A. Davidson
Armored scale insects are among the most damaging and least understood of the pests that prey on forest trees, fruit and nut crops, landscape ornamentals, and greenhouse plants. The passage of U.S. plant quarantine laws was prompted by devastation...



Carpenter Ants of the United States and Canada
Laurel Hansen, John Klotz
The carpenter ant is one of the most common and destructive pests affecting homes and businesses. However, in natural areas, these ants also play an important role in forest ecology: they break down dead wood and are the principal food source of the...



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