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The rise and fall of bees - The Economist


The Economist
A decade ago, stories of “colony collapse disorder” and crashing bee populations led to predictions of imminent ecological disaster. When the “beepocalypse” failed to materialise, humanity lost interest, but the insects' problems persist. Mr Hanson ...

2018 Litchfield Summer Gifted Academy - Hands On Zoology - thejournal-news.net


thejournal-news.net
Claire Osborn (left) and Kiersten Stangle examine preserved brown recluse and black widow spiders in Hands on Zoology. The class also got to use dissection microscopes from Blackburn College to get a better look at insects, pond water and specimens ...

Spiders Use Atmospheric Electricity to Fly Hundreds of Miles - Sci-News.com


Sci-News.com
“Many spiders balloon using multiple strands of silk that splay out in a fan-like shape, which suggests that there must be a repelling electrostatic force involved,” said lead author Dr. Erica Morley, an expert in sensory biophysics in the School of ...
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eNature.com: Insects and Spiders

Washington - United States

Nature and wildlife field guide for a variety of insects and arachnids: water bugs, beetles, grasshoppers, ants, dragonflies, bees, ticks, spiders, and more.

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Photos and notes on insects and spiders in Brisbane, Australia.

Phylum Arthropoda (Crustaceans, Insects, Spiders, and Relatives)
United States

Animal Diversity Web takes a look at the natural history of this incredibly diverse group of taxa which includes insects, crustaceans, spiders, scorpions, and centipedes.

Phasmatodea: Stick Insects and Leaf Insects
Australia

The characteristics of these insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

Palystes: Rain Spiders, Lizard-eating Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species in this genus.

Black Widow Spiders and Other Spiders of Medical Importance
United States

Brief information on the black widow and brown recluse; links to related web sites.

Latrodectus: Button Spiders, Widow Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species in this genus.

eNature
United States

Destination for nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and environmentalists. eNature offers animal and plant field guides, habitat guides, news, and community tools.

eNature: Trees
United States

Photographic nature field guides for identifying trees, sorted by leaf type: needle-leaf conifers, scale-leaf conifers, untoothed simple leaves, toothed simple leaves, lobed simple leaves, compound leaves, and palms.

eNature: FieldGuides
United States

Guide to thousands of animals and plants with color photos, sound clips, and natural history information. The guide contains sections for birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, seashore creatures, butterflies, wildflowers, and trees.

eNature Birds
United States

eNature Field Guide to Birds is a guide to America's birds with species pictures, field descriptions, range maps, bird calls, habitat information, and more.