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The Nature HandbookA Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors$
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Ernest H. Williams Jr.

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195179293

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179293.001.0001

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INSECTS

INSECTS

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(p.129) 7. INSECTS
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The Nature Handbook
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Ernest H. Williams

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179293.003.0007

This chapter describes a few general features of insects, mating and molting in particular, along with a sample of observations of specific groups. Butterflies and moths are better represented than other insects in this chapter because of their attractiveness, ease of discovery, and popularity. The discussions of these insects, with hill topping and puddling, illustrate what could be described with many of the other insect groups, too, including a little anatomy, physiology, behavior, and ecology.

Keywords:   insects, mating, molting, butterflies, moths, anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology, hill topping

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