Book of Monsters
by D. Fairchild, M.H. Fairchild
Publisher: National Geographic Society 1914
Number of pages: 278
The pictures in this book are portraits of creatures which are as much the real inhabitants of the world as we are, and have all the rights of ownership that we have, but, because their own struggle for existence so often crosses ours, many of them are our enemies. Indeed, man's own real struggle for the supremacy of the world is his struggle to control these tiny monsters.
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by Leonard Haseman - Missouri Book Company
Contents: introduction; grasshopper; house fly or typhoid fly; mosquito; cabbage miller; apple worm; tomato or tobacco worm; firefly; white grub or june-bug; Colorado potato beetle; lady-beetle; dragon-fly; squash bug; plant-louse; honey bee; ant.
by James Henry Emerton - Ginn & Co.
A small and simple book for readers who want to know a little about spiders in general and especially those species that they often meet with. It is hoped this book will answer the purpose and help to lessen the prejudice against spiders.
by Vonnie D.C. Shields (ed.) - InTech
Ants play important roles in natural ecosystems. These eusocial insects are omnivorous feeders and live in a wide variety of habitats. They belong to the order Hymenoptera, and family Formicidae. There are more than 8800 described species ...
by Herbert H. Ross
With rather simple equipment, the amateur as well as the trained entomologist can make a worthwhile collection of insects. The book will show how easy it is to make a start in insect collecting and will give the student helpful ideas on how to begin.