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A field guide to insects America north of Mexico by Donald Joyce Borror

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • Insects -- United States -- Identification

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Edition Notes

Other titlesInsects., Field guide to the insects.
StatementDonald J. Borror and Richard E. White ; color and shaded drawings by Richard E. White ; line drawings by the authors.
SeriesThe Peterson field guide series -- 19.
ContributionsWhite, Richard E., National Audubon Society., National Wildlife Federation., Roger Tory Peterson Institute.
LC ClassificationsQL464 .B65 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 404 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18675905M
ISBN 100395185238, 0395074363, 0395911702, 0395911710

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