Insect Lives

Insect Lives

Stories of Mystery and Romance From A Hidden World

Book - 1999
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A Wonderful Journey into the Insect World through Literature,Science, Art, and Popular Culture Aristotle on metamorphosis
* Alfred Russel Wallace on the rare butterflies of the MalayArchipelago
* Jean-Henri Fabre on the art of the dung beetle
* Dave Barry on naming the U.S. Official National Insect
* Charles Darwin on seagoing insects
* William Beebe on an army ant invasion
* Kevin Kelly on bee and human swarming
* Jonathan Schell on postnuclear insect survival
* Gary Larson on when insects take over
* May Berenbaum on maggots and murderers
* Henry David Thoreau on race wars among the ants
* Thomas Eisner on stealth bugs
* David George Gordon on appreciating the lowly cockroach
* Maurice Maeterlinck on the queen-bee s wedding
* Edward O. Wilson on insect societies

plus many other essays, illustrations, cartoons, screenplays,poems, recipes, tales, and observations on insect life.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, c1999
ISBN: 9780471282778
Characteristics: viii, 360 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Hoyt, Erich
Schultz, Ted


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