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A Field Guide To The Tiger Beetles Of The United States And Canada
By David Pearson, C. Barry Knisley, Charles J. Kazilek, David L. Pearson, Barry C. Knisley
Oxford University Press, 2005
ISBN: 0195181565
Cite: 14032 with citation markup [cite:14032]
Subtitled: Identification, Natural History, And Distribution Of The Cicindelidae

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A wonderful book, the first tigers Field Guide for the U.S. and Canada ever published.

The color plates and maps are great. Together with the text they allow one to make sense of tiger beetles species as well as subspecies.

A must-have for anyone interested in Beetles.


Stephen Cresswell
Buckhannon, WV

Description from Oxford University Press
This color illustrated field and natural hisory guide treats all 109 known tiger beetle species in North America above the Mexican border. Full biological accounts emphasize points for identification, behaviors, and habitats. Species accounts also offer information on seasonal activity and when to find each species in the field. Distribution maps show where various species and subspecies can be found. Readers can use these elaborate color illustrations to identify tiger beetle species and subspecies in the U.S. and Canada.

292 pages; 24 color plates, 159 halftones & maps;

David L. Pearson, Research Professor of Biology, Arizona State University,
C. Barry Knisley, Professor of Biology, Randolph-Macon College, and
Charles J. Kazilek, Media Technician, Visualization Lab

Field Guide To The Tiger Beetles Of The United States And Canada
This is an extremely useful book, it has a lot of information including keys, distribution maps, color plates, a list of common names, and biological accounts for each species.

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