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Water insects

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

  • Aquatic insects -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Aquatic insects.

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    Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycles of some insects that spend most of their lives in the water.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Modoki Masuda ; [translated from the original text by Wesley M. Jacobsen].
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesA Lerner natural science book
    ContributionsMasuda, Modoki, ill., Masuda, Modoki.
    LC ClassificationsQL467.2 .J64 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2193478M
    ISBN 100822514893
    LC Control Number89012372

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Research has also revealed the importance of aquatic insects in the spread of diseases, in the biological assessment of water quality, and in the reconstruction of past environments on earth. Further, it is now accepted that the larvae of aquatic insects play Water insects book pivotal Water insects book in the breakdown of terrestrial leaf litter and provide an important food source for fishes, both in nature and : D.

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Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. Water insects. [Sylvia A Johnson; Modoki Masuda] -- Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycles of some insects that spend most of their lives in the water.

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