How Insects Work: An Illustrated Guide to the Wonders of Form and Function - from Antennae to WingsКНИГИ » ЕСТЕСТВЕННЫЕ НАУКИ
Название: How Insects Work: An Illustrated Guide to the Wonders of Form and Function - from Antennae to Wings Автор: Marianne Taylor Издательство: The Experiment Год: 2020 Формат: EPUB Страниц: 224 Размер: 61,7 Mb Язык: English
How Insects Work goes beyond the typical field guide to show us not only what insects look like but why. Arguably the most successful land animals—still going strong after five mass extinctions—insects have evolved a spectacular array of real-life superpowers to help them thrive in virtually every environment: Bumblebees’ wingbeats leave a faint electrical signal at each flower they visit to show that the nectar’s already been taken (see page 57), and houseflies defy gravity with tiny leg hairs that stick to the smoothest wall or ceiling (see page 69). In this in-depth, photo-filled handbook, discover the ways insects are even more astounding than you know—inside and out:
Evolution Exoskeleton and Body Segments Senses Circulation Digestion Respiration Reproduction Metamorphosis Movement And much, much more!