Insects by Donald J. Borror 1977 Part of the Peterson Field Guides Houghton Miffin Company

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Unlock the fascinating world of insects with Insects by Donald J. Borror, a part of the renowned Peterson Field Guides series. Published in 1977 by Houghton Mifflin Company, this softcover pocket field guide is a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in entomology.

With detailed descriptions of insect orders, families, and many individual species, complemented by 1,300 drawings and 142 color paintings, this guide is visually engaging and informative. 


  • Title: Insects
  • Authors: Donald J. Borror; Richard E. White
  • Publication Date: 1977
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Series: Peterson Field Guides
  • Format: Softcover Pocket Field Guide
  • Pages: 404
  • Dimensions: 7x5x1 inches
  • Condition: Good vintage condition

Key Elements:

  • Detailed Illustrations: Over 1,300 drawings and 142 color paintings provide an in-depth visual study of various insects.
  • Educational Resource: An invaluable tool for biology students and anyone with a keen interest in entomology.
  • Technical and Informative: Offers a thorough understanding of insect biology, perfect for both academic study and personal exploration.
  • Portable Format: As a pocket field guide, it's easy to carry on outdoor adventures or use as a quick reference.


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In Summation:

Donald J. Borror's Insects is more than a field guide; it's a gateway to the intricate world of insects. Ideal for students, enthusiasts, or anyone curious about the natural world, this guide offers a detailed, accessible journey into the diversity of insect life.

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