The Praying Mantids
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Praying Mantids by Frederick R. Prete
Book DescriptionPraying mantids (or mantis) have fascinated for thousands of years. This work represents the current state of knowledge on the praying mantid, bringing together all that is known about their ecology, taxonomy, reproduction, sensory systems, motor behaviour and defence strategies. The text is illustrated and a final section of the book covers information on rearing and breeding techniques.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801861741
(254mm x 178mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 19-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Frederick R. Prete
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Examining the surprisingly complex perceptual abilities of so-called "simpler" animals, including jumping spiders, bees, praying mantids, butterflies, cockroaches, bladder grasshoppers, crayfish, mantis shrimps, octopuses, and toads.
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Author Biography - Frederick R. Prete
Frederick R. Prete is an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at DePaul University. Harrington Wells is an associate professor in the Department of Biology at University of Tulsa. Patrick H. Wells is a professor of biology, emeritus, in the Department of Biology at Occidental College. Lawrence E. Hurd is a professor and the chair in the Department of Biology at Washington and Lee University.
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