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Published by Compass Point Books in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Insects -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesAnt lions, wasps, and other insects
Statementby Steve Parker.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesAnimal kingdom classification
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL467.2 .P35195 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3393461M
ISBN 100756512506
LC Control Number2005003685

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World Discovery Science Readers Ants, wasps, bees, and termites have been around a long, long time. They are here to stay. This book takes you on a journey into the fascinating world of social insects. Learn how they build their colonies, which in some species can include millions of insects. Read about insect "jobs," from queen to worker to. The antlion seizes the ant in its powerful jaws and sucks it dry. The aphid and scale-eating larvae of the families Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae are highly beneficial insects in crops and gardens. Some of these insects are being commercially produced for release as agricultural biocontrol agents. Other behaviours and adaptations. Vernon Kellogg, an eminent entomologist and natural story teller, and his little friend Mary, start by collecting Tarantula Holes and proceed to observe spiders, ant lions, ants, wasps and many other tiny creatures in their daily life. Each creature has a wonderful story and it is told most entertainingly. (Summary by Phil Chenevert). When an ant or other small insect accidentally steps inside the rim of the pit, it will slip on the soft sand particles on the side of the pit and fall to the bottom. The unfortunate victim usually becomes impaled by the antlion's piercing mandibles. But if it tries to escape, the antlion will flick sand and shower the prey.