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Species Jadera haematoloma - Red-shouldered Bug

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Bug Butts

Encyclopedia of Insects
By Vincent Resh & Ring Cardé
Academic Press, 2003
1266 pages

Insects, their ways and means of living
By Robert E. Snodgrass
New York Smithsonian Institution series, 1930
An out-of-copyright work with useful diagrams and such. Available at the Internet Archive:
http://www.archive.org/details/39088001578236

Freshwater macroinvertebrates of Northeastern North America
By Peckarsky, B. L., P. Fraissinet, M. A. Penton, and D. J. Conklin, Jr.
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY., 1990
easy-to-use illustrated keys to genera; the link can be added to many order and fam. pages

Insects of Western North America
By Edward Oliver Essig. 1926.
The MacMillan Company, 1926
Subtitle: "A manual and textbook for students in colleges and universities and a handbook for county, state and federal entomologists and agriculturalists as well as for foresters, farmers, gardeners, travelers, and lovers of nature."

A thorough compendium of the biology, ecology, economy and distribution of insects in western North America, west of the continental divide.

Essig, E.O. 1926. Insects of Western North America. The Macmillan Company, New York. 766 b/w figs or photos, xi + 1035 pp.

Aquatic Insects of North America
By R. W. Merritt, K. W. Cummins, M.B. Berg
Kendall/Hunt, 2008
Over 1,000 pages citing 6,000 references. Contains keys and illustrations. Keys to larvae typically go to genus.

Fourth edition; previous editions dated 1978, 1984, 1996.

Scanned version of third edition available on Google books (missing some pages).

Parasitic Insects
By R. R. Askew
Elsevier, 1971

Learn About ... Texas Insects.
By Chris Durden. 1999. Texas Parks & Wildlife Press, Austin. 60 pp.
University of Texas Press, 1999
Full PDF

Chris Durden is Curator Emeritus of Entomology and Geology, Texas Memorial Museum, Austin.

Durden, C. 1999. Learn About ... Texas Insects. Texas Parks & Wildlife Press, Austin. 60 pp.

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