The Natural History of Insects by Rod Preston-Mafham

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Published by Crowood Press, Limited, The .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Insects & Spiders,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Entomology,
  • Nature,
  • Science,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • INSECTS_EVOLUTION,
  • Science / Entomology,
  • Insects

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8973212M
ISBN 101852239646
ISBN 109781852239640

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