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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Insects of the Texas Lost Pines (W.L. Moody, Jr., Natural History Series, No. 33)
By Stephen W. Taber, Scott B. Fleenor
M University Press, 2003
ISBN: 1585442364
Cite: 8575
Looks very thorough, with substantial life history information. Covers spiders, millipedes, etc., as well as insects.
Web site has table of contents, and part of a chapter, on neuroptera, available as:
PDF file.

ISBN's, price: 1-58544-235-6 cloth $50.00, 1-58544-236-4 paper $24.95

Guide covers more than 280 spp from Bastrop SP
.
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Guide covers more than 280 species of invertebrates including insects, millipedes, centipedes, spiders, scorpions, mollusks, and worms. Each species description includes common and scientific names; information on biology, distribution, and similar species; and the authors’ special remarks.

All surveys conducted at Bastrop State Park

Taber, S.W. & S.B. Fleenor. 2003. Insects of the Texas Lost Pines. Texas A&M University, College Station. 283 pp.
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Errata
Stephen Taber emailed me to point out that the specimen on page 75 appears to be Milesia scutellata rather than M. virginiensis. See also his comment here.

 
Yes, saw that
Yes, I saw his note. I corrected the guide pages where I had used that as a reference, I believe.

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

Companion volume
In a few months a
companion volume INVERTEBRATES OF CENTRAL TEXAS
WETLANDS will be released by Texas Tech Press. It
will be in color.

Insects of the Texas Lost Pines
Thanks Patrick, I ordered one from Amazon.
I have had my copy for several days now. The best feature is that they give you more information than most fieldguides, more information on the biology and life history of the insects. However all of the photos are black and white and a lot of them are of pined
insects.
Still a good book to have in your collection.