Book Description: This is a new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to insects you will find. From wasps to beetles, discover over 550 insects, spiders and other terrestrial arthropods. Focusing on 300 of the main insect families and covering the incredible diversity of the group, clear photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions will help you to identify different insects quickly and easily. It covers everything from chief characteristics including physical features to life-cycle, habitat and larval stages. It is perfect for nature lovers - pocket-sized so you can take it out in the wild searching for insects.