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Invertebrates : Recommended Resources

Lord Howe Island stick insect

Lord Howe Island stick insect (Dryococelus australis). ©San Diego Zoo Global. All rights reserved.

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The books, videos, and journals listed below are a good starting point for your research. They can be found at the San Diego Zoo Global Library or on our website. Find more through our Search Everything! and Library Catalog links.

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Butterfly encyclopedia
By Timothy R. New
Call no. QL542 .L36 B88 1999 MAIN

The earwig's tail : a modern bestiary of multi-legged legends
By May R. Berenbaum
Call no. QL463 .B47 2009 MAIN

The encyclopedia of land invertebrate behaviour
By Rod Preston-Mafham
Call no. QL364.2 .P74 1993 MAIN

Field guide to beetles of California
By Arthur V. Evans
Call no. QL584 .C2 E93 2006

Invertebrate medicine
By Greg Lewbart
Call no. QL362 .L49 2006 ZOO HOSP

Pollinator conservation handbook
Edited by Edward Shearman Ross, et al
Call no. QL568 .A6 P65 2003 MAIN

Scorpions and venomous insects of the Southwest
By Erik D. Stoops
Call no. QL100 .S76 1995 MAIN

Ticks : biology, disease and control
By Pat Nuttall
Call no. QL451 .T53 2008 MAIN

A world for butterflies : their lives, behavior and future
By Phillip Joseph Schappert
Call no. QL542 .S32 2000 MAIN



Under our skin : there's no medicine for someone like you
Edited by Eva Ilona Brzeski
Call no. RC155.5 .U53 2008 DVD

Mosquito control and biology
Distributed by American Mosquito Control Assn.
Call no. QL362 .M67 1985 MAIN

Websites : General


    Websites : Taxonomy


      Websites : Husbandry


        Websites : Vocalizations

        Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics

        • Animal sound recordings, including a good number of insect recordings
        • Ohio State University

          Websites : Invertebrates by Group

          Butterflies & Moths

          Singing Insects


            Websites : Invertebrates by Geographic Region



              Websites : Fact Sheets


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