The Earwig's Tail

The Earwig's Tail

A Modern Bestiary of Multi-legged Legends

Book - 2009
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Myths about insects abound, such as the earwig that bores into your ear, or the bumblebee that can't fly. This book traces the origins of these stories, examines the grain of scientific truth that can often be unearthed & goes on to reveal some of the truths about the insect world that really are stranger than fiction.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9780674035409
0674035402
Characteristics: xii, 194 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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Jun 24, 2011

Those that have an interest in insects really need to read this title. Budding entomologists will be intrigued enough by it to pursue older works from the author; along with more advanced titles on the subject.

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