Detailed descriptions of insect orders, families, and many individual species are illustrated with 1,200 drawings and 142 superb color paintings. Illustrations - which use the unique Peterson Identification System to distinguish one insect from another - include size lines to show the actual length of each insect. A helpful glossary explains the technical terms of insect anatomy.

A Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico 1998, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780395911716

2nd Revised edition