Twelve Little Housemates - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080219592, 9781483147147

Twelve Little Housemates

1st Edition

Enlarged and Revised Edition of the Popular Book Describing Insects That Live in Our Homes

Authors: Karl Von Frisch
eBook ISBN: 9781483147147
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1978
Page Count: 156
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Description

Twelve Little Housemates focuses on the characteristics, health hazards, life cycle, feeding habits, transfer, and control of insects that generally live in the house.
The manuscript first offers information on the house-flies, and particularly emphasized are the distinguishing characteristics of these insects from other insects, their life cycle, how they can be health hazards, and how they are considered in the medical field. The text also examines the different species of lice and their preferences, including the ways they are transferred and controlled.
The book focuses on the appearance, feeding habits, and control of cockroaches. The feeding habits and control of ants and bed-bugs are also discussed. The text also elaborates on the life cycle, appearance, characteristics, and health hazards of spiders, ticks, and gnats. The protection measures and control procedures against these insects are underscored. The manuscript also focuses on fleas and clothes moth.
The text is a dependable source of information for readers wanting to be familiar with common insects in the house.

Table of Contents


Contents

Acknowledgements

The House-Fly

Gnats

The Flea

The Bed-Bug

Lice

The Clothes Moth

The Cockroach

Aphids (Plant-Lice)

Ants

Silver-Fish

Spiders 119

Ticks

Conclusion

Index

Details

No. of pages:
156
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1978
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483147147

About the Author

Karl Von Frisch

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