Common Bees of Eastern North America
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Princeton 2021, flexicover, 286 pages, 500 colour photos, 125 colour distribution maps, 125 b/w illustrations. Bees play a vitally important role in the pollination of native plants and agricultural crops around the globe. Common Bees of Eastern North America is the first species-level photographic field guide to the most commonly seen bees in the eastern United States and Canada. Identifying bees to species is challenging even for taxonomists. This book walks you through the process of bee identification using 500 breathtaking high-resolution close-up colour photos that highlight the unique characteristics of each species, making identification easier. Full of essential facts about the natural history of these magnificent creatures, this is the must-have field guide for naturalists and backyard gardeners alike. The book cover 125 of the most commonly seen species in the eastern United States and Canada, shows multiple images for each species, with arrows highlighting key identifying marks and provides silhouette images depicting the actual size of each species. Furthermore it describes key identification features, size, phenology, floral preference, nesting, and related species.
|Author||MESSINGER CARRIL, O.J., WILSON, J.S.:|