A guide to the things bugs leave behind, rather than to the bugs themselves. 900+ photos and 18 chapters:
- 1 - Eggs and Egg Cases - 2 - Pupae and Exuviae - 3 - Parasitism, Predation, and Other Causes of Death
- 4 - Sign on Vertebrates [Includes a section on bites, stings, etc. on humans, mostly written by John Carlson
- 5 - Droppings, Secretions, and Protective Coverings without Foreign Materials
- 6 - Webs and Other Silken Constructions - 7 - Cocoons - 8 - Coverings, Cases, Retreats, and Nests Made from Foreign Materials
- 9 - Sign on Algae, Fungi, and Plants - 10 - Leaf Mines - 11 - Leaf Shelters - 12 - Galls
- 13 - Sign on Twigs, Stems, and Stemlike Structures - 14 - Sign on and in Wood - 15 - Sign on Rocks and Shells
- 16 - Burrows and Mounds - 17 - Molelike Excavations and Simple Surface Trails - 18 - Tracks and Trails
Check this page
for supplementary information, corrections, etc., which will be added as time permits. I have also started a blog, here
, with content that complements what you will find in the book.
A huge "thank you" to everyone at BugGuide for helping to make this book possible!