Beetle, 1st Edition

  • John Woodward
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  • ISBN-10: 1438133502
  • ISBN-13: 9781438133508
  • DDC: 595.76
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Beetles have the largest number of known species of any other insect in the world. From boll weevils to ladybugs, these tiny creatures can be found in abundance in one's backyard. Beetle gives an overview of where and how beetles live, examining their life cycles, predators, and defense mechanisms.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Finding beetles.
2: A beetle's body.
3: Life cycles.
4: Hungry young.
5: Fierce hunters.
6: Plant eaters.
7: Dung and carrion beetles.
8: Water beetles.
9: Beetle defenses.
10: Males and females.
11: Fireflies and glow-worms.
12: Beautiful beetles.
13: Beetles and people.
Further resources.