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Insects of the Los Angeles Basin

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Southern California is home not only to the country's second largest metropolitan center but to an estimated 3,000 to 4,000 different kinds of insects. Insects of the Los Angeles Basin provides an introduction to more than 400 of the most conspicuous or curious of these invertebrate animals and to about 70 spiders, mites and ticks, and related forms. With color photographs ...more
Hardcover, 446 pages
Published January 8th 1993 by Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (first published June 30th 1974)
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The house we rent has eight doors, six windows, and not a single screen, which was carefree and mountainous and rustic and lovely right up to the moment that I realized that I'd better get over my expectation that the birds and bugs would respect my boundaries. Maybe a spider here and there, or a stream of ants should I leave the jelly jar out on the counter. But surely not robins and sparrows and earwigs....

I'm not a screamer, but when I stepped out of the shower to find a house centipede on th
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