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Species Orchelimum gladiator - Gladiator Meadow Katydid

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For Love of Insects
By Thomas Eisner
Belknap Press, 2003
A former entomology prof of mine showed me his copy and I ordered it the next day!. Eisner is a a professor of Chemical Ecology at Cornell and has a wonderful knack for writing and photography as well! If you are interested in insect defenses, camouflage, etc. this book is for you! It is scientific but written with the layperson in mind. He has a great sense of humor, too.

Sonoran Desert Summer
By John Alcock, Marilyn Hoff Stewart
University of Arizona Press, 1994

Sonoran Desert Spring
By John Alcock, Marilyn Hoff Stewart
University of Arizona Press, 1994
Includes quite a bit on behavior of notable southwestern insects.

Living With Insects of the Southwest: How to Identify Helpful, Harmful and Venomous Insects
By Floyd G. Werner, Carl Olson
Perseus Publishing, 1994
Emphasizes notable insects that may be found around southwestern homes. Has line drawings and good discussions of natural history.

Garden Insects of North America : The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs (Princeton Field Guides)
By Whitney Cranshaw
Princeton University Press, 2004
This 600+ page book is good in that it breaks down insects into plants, trees, and fruit that they live on. There are numerous photographs of the different stages of growth for many species, which I prefer over just a shot of adult specimens.

Close-Up on Insects: A Photographer's Guide
By Robert Thompson
Guild of Master Craftsman, 2003
Read a review at NaturePhotographers.Net.

Eastern Forest Insects
By Whiteford L. Baker
U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service, 1972
Miscellaneous publication number 1175

California Insects
By Jerry A. Powell, Charles L. Hogue
University of California Press, 1989

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