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The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs

The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs

By Judy Burris and Wayne Richards

We all know that insects have several stages in their life cycles, and they don’t look the same in each one. But most of us don’t know exactly what a mantid egg case looks like or how a lightning bug looks as larva. This cool book walks you through how many common insects and spiders look in their different stages — so now you can squash a bad bug or let a beneficial one live with some confidence that you’re doing the right thing! We especially enjoyed the egg, larva and pupa comparisons.

  • Beautifully detailed photography for easy identification
  • At-a-glance comparison guide of eggs, larva, pupil and adult stages
  • List of favorite host and nectar plants
The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs

softcover — 136 pages
630931 .......... $12.95