Species Acmaeodera bowditchi
500 Insects: A Visual ReferenceBy Stephen A. Marshall
Firefly Books, 2008
A compact guide with excellent photos and brief life histories of 500 insects. Many species profiled are from the New World tropics, a few from North America, and a few from other areas, such as Australia.
Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands (Volume 1): Ecology and Interactions in Grassland HabitatsBy Shorthouse, J.D. and K.D. Floate. 2010
Biological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario., 2010
Shorthouse, J.D. and K.D. Floate. 2010. Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands (Volume 1): Ecology and Interactions in Grassland Habitats. Biological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. 358 pp. (Download whole book: 98.4 MB
Chapter 1: Introduction to the grasslands and grassland arthropods of Canada.
J.D. Shorthouse and D.J. Larson (10.3 MB)
Chapter 2: Canada's grasslands as habitat for arthropods.
J.D. Shorthouse (18.7 MB)
Chapter 3: Ecoregions of Canada's prairie grasslands.
Marine InsectsBy Lanna Cheng (editor)
North Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam-Oxford, 1976
Electronic version (& pdf) available here
A comprehensive review of selected topics on marine insects by various experts. Covers general ecology & physiology, as well as systematics, biology, and taxonomy of selected groups of marine insects. Keys to world genera are provided for most of the groups treated in detail.
Guide to the Freshwater Invertebrates of the MidwestBy Huggins et al. 1981
State Biological Survey of Kansas, University of Kansas, Lawrence. , 1981
Huggins, D.G., Liechti, P.M., and Ferrington, L.C. (eds.). 1981. Guide to the Freshwater Invertebrates of the Midwest. Biological Survey of Kansas, Technical Publication Number 11. 221 pp.
Identifies and describes the commonly occurring invertebrates--including clams, snails, crayfishes, and shrimps, earthworms, leeches, flatworms, moths, beetles, mayflies, and true flies--inhabiting streams in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa. Includes taxonomic keys. Generously illustrated with line drawings and photographs. Distributed for the Kansas Biological Survey.
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