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Title The fabulous insects / edited, with an introd., by Charles Neider.

Publication Info. Freeport, N.Y. : Books for Libraries Press, [1968]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  QL496 .N4 1968    Available  ---
Description viii, 278 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Essay index reprint series
Essay index reprint series.
Note First published 1954.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 277-278.
Contents The two lives of anax the dragonfly / Roy L. Abbott -- The attas at home / William Beebe -- The hometown of the arm ants / William Beebe -- The social genius of white ants / L. R. Cleveland -- The human bot fly / C. H. Curran -- The dauber wasp / Alan Devoe -- Meet Mr. Walking Stick / Alan Devoe -- The private life of the insects / Royal Dixon -- The great peacock, or emperor moth / Jean Henri Fabre -- The song of the cigale / Jean Henri Fabre -- The terrible prayiing mantis / Jean Henri Fabre -- Houdini of the spider world / Willis J. Gertsch -- Spiders that lasso their prey / Willis J. Gertsch -- Insect thermometers / Gleve Hallenbeck -- The invisible armies of Africa / Jennie E. Harris -- Ant warfare / Maurice Maeterlinck -- Sexton beetles / Lorus J. and Margery Milne -- Beauty afloat / Donald Culross Peattie -- Wonder stuff of nature / Donald Culross Peattie -- The birth of the bee / Dallas Lore Sharp -- Buzzing death / Tursa -- The most amazing insect / Edwin Way Teale -- Oddities of the insect world / Edwin Way Teale -- Ants that kill elephants / John W. Vandercook.
Subject Insects -- Behavior.
Insects -- Behavior.
Added Author Neider, Charles, 1915-2001.