Spiders of North America - Sarah Rose (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9780691175614
Department
Books
Expected Date
28 Jun 2022
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Sarah Rose
Eric R. Eaton (Foreward By)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Princeton Univ Pr
Series
Princeton Field Guides
Language
English
Number of Pages
672
Dimensions
216 x 140mm

Summary

An accessible field guide to more than 500 of the most commonly found spider species in North America

Of the more than 49,000 species of spider worldwide, some 4,000 are in North America. Spiders of North America explores more than 500 of the most common and interesting spiders found in this region of the world. This richly illustrated guide begins with an overview of spiders—what they are exactly, how they can be found, how they develop, and why they are important. The book features information on all the major spider guilds: sensing web weavers, sheet web weavers, orb web weavers, space web weavers, ambush hunters, ground active hunters, other active hunters, and spider hunters. Chapters contain accessible descriptions for identifying members of each spider family, including helpful tips for distinguishing members of similar families, and details at the genus and species levels. Stunning color photographs and informative distribution maps accompany the text.

  • Useful descriptions for identification of each spider family
  • Stunningly detailed macro and in-situ photographs
  • Information on all the major spider guilds
  • Handy distribution maps

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Nature/Ecology
BISAC Subject 1
Nature / Animals / Insects & Spiders
BISAC Subject 2
Nature / Reference
Dewey Classification
595