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Wicked bugs : the louse that conquered Napoleon's army & other diabolical insects / Amy Stewart ; etchings and drawings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs.

By: Stewart, Amy [author.].
Contributor(s): Morrow-Cribbs, Briony [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781565129603; 1565129601.Other title: Louse that conquered Napoleon's army & other diabolical insects | Louse that conquered Napoleon's army and other diabolical insects.Subject(s): Insect pests | Arachnida | Insect pests | Arachnids | heteroptera | health hazards | cultural values | history | Arachnida | Insect pests | Insect pests | Arachnids | L�oss | Spindlar | Kackerlackor | Sjukdomar | NEW LIST 20110630 | Insects -- classification | Arachnida -- classificationGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Popular Works.DDC classification: 632/.7
Contents:
African bat bug -- She's just not that into you -- Asian giant hornet -- Assassin bug -- Bugs of war -- Bed bug -- Biting midge -- Black fly -- Black widow -- Stinging caterpillars -- Bombardier beetle -- Brazilian wandering spider -- Curse of the scorpion -- Brown marmorated stink bug -- Brown recluse -- Chigger mite -- Chigoe flea -- Have no fear -- Cockroach -- Colorado potato beetle -- The gardener's dirty dozen -- Corn rootworm -- Death-watch beetle -- Bookworms -- Deer tick -- Filth fly -- I've got you under my skin -- Formosan subterranean termite -- The ants go marching -- Giant centipede -- Mediterranean fruit fly -- Millipede -- Arrow poisons -- Mosquito -- Mountain pine beetle -- Nightcrawler -- The enemy within -- Oriental rat flea -- Paederus beetle -- Corpse-eaters -- Phylloxera -- Rocky Mountain locust -- Fear no weevils -- Sand fly -- Scabies mite -- What's eating you? -- Spanish fly -- Tarantula -- Tsetse fly -- Zombies.
Summary: In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foes-creatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs.
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In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foes-creatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

African bat bug -- She's just not that into you -- Asian giant hornet -- Assassin bug -- Bugs of war -- Bed bug -- Biting midge -- Black fly -- Black widow -- Stinging caterpillars -- Bombardier beetle -- Brazilian wandering spider -- Curse of the scorpion -- Brown marmorated stink bug -- Brown recluse -- Chigger mite -- Chigoe flea -- Have no fear -- Cockroach -- Colorado potato beetle -- The gardener's dirty dozen -- Corn rootworm -- Death-watch beetle -- Bookworms -- Deer tick -- Filth fly -- I've got you under my skin -- Formosan subterranean termite -- The ants go marching -- Giant centipede -- Mediterranean fruit fly -- Millipede -- Arrow poisons -- Mosquito -- Mountain pine beetle -- Nightcrawler -- The enemy within -- Oriental rat flea -- Paederus beetle -- Corpse-eaters -- Phylloxera -- Rocky Mountain locust -- Fear no weevils -- Sand fly -- Scabies mite -- What's eating you? -- Spanish fly -- Tarantula -- Tsetse fly -- Zombies.

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