Ninety-nine More Maggots, Mites, and Munchers

Ninety-nine More Maggots, Mites, and Munchers

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Whether pests or pollinators, the many-legged multitudes sharing our world are a force we reckon with every day. In this sequel to Ninety-nine Gnats, Nits, and Nibblers , National Medal of Science-winning entomologist May R. Berenbaum offers another classic compendium of creepy-crawly cameos with a new preface for this edition. Get the buzz on myriad arthropodan indignities and allies as Berenbaum reveals: A* Why the rove beetle gives mind-altering drugs to ants A* How the snail-killing fly enjoys its escargot A* Why the cheese-loving Piophila casei doesn't care when you eat its larvae A* What strange fate awaits a honey ant worker engorged with nectar As lively as a fly in the buttermilk, Ninety-nine More Maggots, Mites, and Munchers is a who's who and what's THAT? guide to Lilliputian life-forms both familiar and more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • Facsimile of the First with Ne ed.
  • 99 line drawings
  • 0252081536
  • 9780252081538

About Dr. May R. Berenbaum

May R. Berenbaum is Swanlund Professor of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A winner of the National Medal of Science in 2014, Berenbaum is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Her books include Ninety-Nine Gnats, Nits, and Nibblers and Honey, I'm Homemade: Sweet Treats from the Beehive across the Centuries and around the World .show more

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