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Animals : A Research Guide: Fish & Invertebrates

Library and online resources for information about animals

Fish & Invertebrates : Recommended Resources

Quino checkerspot butterfly

Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino). © San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. All rights reserved.



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Field guide to freshwater fishes of California 
By Samuel M. McGinnis
Call no. QL628 .C2 M37 2006 MAIN

A field guide to coastal fishes From Alaska to California
By Val Kells, Luiz A. Rocha, Larry G. Allen
Call no. QL628 .C2 K45 2016 MAIN


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

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

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

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


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Websites : General



Websites : Taxonomy


Websites : Husbandry


Websites : Bites, Stings, Envenomation

Websites : Vocalizations

Websites : Invertebrates by Group

Butterflies & Moths

Singing Insects

Websites : Invertebrates by Geographic Region


Websites : Insect Fact Sheets

Priority Species Information

Lord Howe Island stick insect

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