The jewels of the insect kingdom, there are over 400,000 species of beetles worldwide. Beetles is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the emerging entomologist. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 120 of the most common North American species. It includes information on their natural history, habitat and distribution. Laminated for durability, this lightweight guide is a great source of portable information in the backyard or out on the trail. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com.
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.