For love of insects

Thomas Eisner

Independent Publisher Book Award for Best Science Book Winner of the 2003 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Award of the Association of American Publishers, Biology Category Imagine beetles ejecting defensive sprays as hot as boiling water; female moths holding their mates for ransom; caterpillars disguising themselves as flowers by fastening petals to their bodies; termites emitting a viscous glue to rally fellow soldiers - and you will have entered an insect world once beyond imagining, a world observed and described down to its tiniest astonishing detail by Thomas Eisner.

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  • * Foreword by Edward O. Wilson * Prologue *1. Bombardier *2. Vinegaroons and Other Wizards *3. Wonders from Wonderland *4. Masters of Deception *5. Ambulatory Spray Guns *6. Tales from the Website *7. The Circumventers *8. The Opportunists *9. The Love Potion *10. The Sweet Smell of Success * Epilogue * Bibliography * Acknowledgments * Illustration Credits

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書名 For love of insects
著作者等 Eisner, Thomas
Wilson, Edward O.
出版元 Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
刊行年月 2005
ページ数 xi, 448 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0674018273
NCID BB15798271
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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