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The Natural History of Some Common Animals

By: Oswald H Latter(Author)

342 pages, b/w illustrations

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Aug 2013 | #212029 | ISBN-13: 9781107619524
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Originally published in 1904, as part of the Cambridge Biological Series, The Natural History of Some Common Animals continues to be a helpful and interesting guide to some common British animals, particularly insects and gastropods. The text is also illustrated with over 50 detailed diagrams of various fauna. The Natural History of Some Common Animals will be of use to anyone looking for an informative and practical introduction to British wildlife.



1. Earthworms and leeches. British oligochaete worms
2. The crayfish
3. The cockroach. British orthoptera
4. Dragonflies. British dragonflies
5. Wasps. British wasps
6. The fresh-water mussel. British fresh-water lamellibranchs
7. Snails and slugs. British land and fresh-water gastropods
8. Frogs, toads, and newts. British amphibia
9. Some common internal parasites of domestic animals


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