"Beetles of Eastern North America" is a landmark book--the most
comprehensive full-color guide to the remarkably diverse and
beautiful beetles of the United States and Canada east of the
Mississippi River. It is the first color-illustrated guide to cover
1,406 species in all 115 families that occur in the region--and the
first new in-depth guide to the region in more than forty years.
Lavishly illustrated with over 1,500 stunning color images by some
of the best insect photographers in North America, the book
features an engaging and authoritative text by noted beetle expert
Extensive introductory sections provide essential information on
beetle anatomy, reproduction, development, natural history,
behavior, and conservation. Also included are tips on where and
when to find beetles; how to photograph, collect, and rear beetles;
and how to contribute to research. Each family and species account
presents concise and easy-to-understand information on
identification, natural history, collecting, and geographic range.
Organized by family, the book also includes an illustrated key to
the most common beetle families, with 31 drawings that aid
identification, and features current information on distribution,
biology, and taxonomy not found in other guides.
An unmatched guide to the rich variety of eastern North American
beetles, this is an essential book for amateur naturalists, nature
photographers, insect enthusiasts, students, and professional
entomologists and other biologists.Provides the only comprehensive,
authoritative, and accessible full-color treatment of the region's
beetlesCovers 1,406 species in all 115 families east of the
Mississippi RiverFeatures more than 1,500 stunning color images
from top photographersPresents concise information on
identification, natural history, collecting, and geographic range
for each species and familyIncludes an illustrated key to the most
common beetle families
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