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Mosquitoes Up Close (Minibeasts Up Close) by Robin Birch

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Published by Raintree .
Written in English


  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Mosquitoes,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Animals - Insects, Spiders, etc.,
  • History - Prehistoric

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8428296M
ISBN 101410911411
ISBN 109781410911414

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Mosquitoes of the Southeastern United States is a full-color, Close-up photographs of live adults showcase their widely varied and beautiful bodies while remarkable images made with the aid of a microaquarium reveal the differences in larval stages of the subjects. This book’s usefulness to mosquito control programs in the Southeast Cited by: Help keep mosquitoes outside! Don’t leave the door open. Remind a grown up to close all the windows and doors in your house. If screens are broken or have holes in them, help a grown-up fix them! Color the doors and windows that need to be kept closed on the house. 8 Mosquitoes need water to lay Size: 1MB. Mosquitoes in extreme close-up. With the help of an electron microscope, zoom in for an extreme close-up on the leg, proboscis and antennae of the enemy of a good night's sleep and potential.   There’s reason for that: There are something like trillion mosquitoes floating around humankind’s ankles and nostrils at any given moment, and when you count up the death toll from malaria, Zika virus, dengue fever, and the like, mosquitoes are responsible for some , human deaths per year, logarithmic orders from the 10 or so Author: Timothy C. Winegard.