Beetles and how they live
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Beetles and how they live by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English


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About the Edition

Describes the physiology, habits, and habitats of beetles, their usefulness and harmfulness to humans, and how to collect them.

Edition Notes

StatementDorothy Hinshaw Patent and Paul C. Schroeder.
ContributionsSchroeder, Paul C., joint author.
LC ClassificationsQL576.2 .P37
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4719801M
ISBN 100823403327
LC Control Number78006725

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