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Author Waldbauer, Gilbert.

Title A walk around the pond : insects in and over the water / Gilbert Waldbauer
Edition First Harvard University Press edition
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  595.7 Wal/Wat  AVAILABLE
Description 286 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents A first look -- Who's who in the water -- Where they believe -- The breath of life -- Finding food and eating -- Going places -- The next generation -- On being eaten -- How not to be eaten -- Coping with the climate -- Our friends and enemies -- Selected readings -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Summary Examines the insects that have colonized aquatic environments in North America and worldwide, and discusses how they cope with their environment's challenges to vision, reproduction, thermoregulation, and respiration
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-270) and index
Subject Insects.
Pond animals.
ISBN 0674027655