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The photographs- many taken by the author- depict animals in their habitat, and the guide … National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders: North America (National Audubon Society Field Guides) Illustrated Edition by National Audubon Society (Author) 4.7 out of 5 stars … The best field guide for the season! There's a problem loading this menu right now. " Common Spiders of North America is an exceptionally well constructed and illustrated guide that fills a large gap in America's natural history guides. Spiders, bugs, moths, butterflies, beetles, bees, flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and many other insects are detailed in more than 700 full-color photographs visually arranged by shape and color. for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. 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