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Fireflies, Glow-Worms, and Lightning Bugs – Identification and Natural History of the Fireflies of the Eastern and Central United States and Canada

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FAUST, L.F.: Fireflies, Glow-Worms, and Lightning Bugs – Identification and Natural History of the Fireflies of the Eastern and Central United States and Canada

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Athens 2017, kt., 356 Seiten, 637 Farbfotos. “This is the first comprehensive firefly guide for eastern and central North America ever published. It is written for all those who want to know more about the amazing world of lightning bugs and learn the secrets hidden in the flash patterns of the more than 75 species found in the eastern and central U.S. and Canada. As an independent researcher working with numerous university teams, naturalist Lynn Frierson Faust, “The Lightning Bug Lady,” has spent decades tracking the behaviour and researching the habitats of these fascinating creatures. Based on her twenty-five years of field work, this book is intended to increase understanding and appreciation of bioluminescent insects while igniting enthusiasm in a fun and informative way. Species accounts are coupled with historical background and literary epigraphs to engage and draw readers young and old into the world of these tiny sparklers. A chart documenting the flash patterns of the various species will aid in identification. Clear photos illustrate the insects’ distinguishing physical characteristics, while habitats, seasonality, and common names are provided in clear, easy-to-understand yet scientifically accurate language. The guide will be welcomed by everyone who wants to learn more about fireflies' and glow-worms' unique traits and about their fragile niche in the ecosystem”.

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Autor
FAUST, L.F.:
Sprache
Englisch