The Complete Insect

Anatomy, Physiology, Evolution, and Ecology

David A. Grimaldi

A beautifully illustrated exploration of the world’s most extraordinary animals

With an astounding 3.5 million species occupying virtually every habitat on Earth, insects are one of the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, from the humble bee to the agile praying mantis. Taking you inside the extraordinary world of insects, The Complete Insect explores all aspects of the natural history of these remarkable creatures, providing a close-up look at their fascinating anatomy, physiology, evolution, ecology, behavior, and more. It features hundreds of stunning color photographs and illustrations and draws on a broad range of examples, from familiar ants to iridescent jewel beetles. A celebration of the rich complexity of insect life, The Complete Insect is a must-have book for insect enthusiasts and armchair naturalists.

An absorbing, wide-ranging, and beautiful exploration of the fascinating natural history of insectsFeatures a wealth of stunning full-color photographs from the fieldIncludes photomicrographs and electron micrographs that offer a rare view of normally invisible structuresExamines the complex relationship between humans and insectsIntegrates physiological adaptations with ecology and behavior

Published: August 15, 2023
Title: The Complete Insect
Author: David A. Grimaldi
ISBN: 9780691243115
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Language: English
Formats: PDF


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