Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on Earth Hardcover – 1 October 2018
About the Author
Michael S. Engel is a Research Affiliate at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He is also University Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Senior Curator of Entomology at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Dr. Engel is the coauthor of Evolution of the Insects, and author of numerous entomological treatises. He has been to 40 countries, north of the Arctic Circle and down to the equator in tropical rain forests, in search of living insects and ancient fossils. He lives in Lawrence, KS.
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- Publisher : Sterling (1 October 2018)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 232 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1454923237
- ISBN-13 : 978-1454923237
- Dimensions : 23.62 x 2.29 x 25.4 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 180,263 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The potted histories of some of the artists/entomologists has also been captivating. We still have so much to learn about our six legged friends and this book gives us a taster of their intriguing world - and hopefully inspire more people to take up their study.