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The Tent Caterpillars

MonographOut of Print

Series: The Cornell Series in Arthropod Biology

By: Terrence D Fitzgerald

338 pages, 8 col & 38 b/w photos, 101 drawings

Cornell University Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #41129 | ISBN: 0801424569
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About this book

Tent caterpillars are among the most familiar of insects, capable of defoliating tens of thousands of forested acres in a single spring. They differ most markedly from other destructive caterpillars, such as the gypsy moth, in that they are a social species. This book, which synthesizes some 150 years of research, is the only book to cover their biology and behavioural ecology.

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