How many times have you seen a bug and wondered, "What in the world is that?" Here's an easy and fun way to identify backyard bugs. Acclaimed entomologist and nature author Jaret C. Daniels presents a simple yet informative guide to backyard bugs of the United States and southern Canada. Featuring more than 150 species organized by where the bugs are generally found (such as at lights or on flowers) this fascinating book covers everything from ants to mosquitoes to spiders. The neat-to-know information is perfect for homeowners, gardeners, campers, and even children. With full-colour photographs of every featured species and bug-related activities for families to enjoy, Backyard Bugs is sure to get plenty of use.
Jaret C. Daniels, Ph.D., is a professional nature photographer, author, native plant enthusiast and entomologist at the University of Florida, specializing in insect ecology and conservation. He has authored numerous scientific papers, popular articles, and books on gardening, wildlife conservation, insects, and butterflies, including butterfly field guides for Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Ohio, and Michigan. He is also co-author of Wildflowers of Florida Field Guide and Wildflowers of the Southeast Field Guide. Jaret lives in Gainesville, Florida, with his wife, Stephanie.