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O'Toole, Christopher

Overview
Works: 56 works in 202 publications in 4 languages and 10,708 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Dictionaries  Identification guides  Guidebooks  Catalogs and collections  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: QL462.3, 595.700321
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Most widely held works by Christopher O'Toole
The Encyclopedia of insects by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 2,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the range, habitat, characteristics, and behavior of mayflies, dragonflies, cockroaches, termites, crickets, grasshoppers, lice, fleas, flies, moths, butterflies, wasps, ants, and bees, as well as arachnids such as scorpions, ticks, and spiders
Bees of the world by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers all aspects of bees including their diversity, behavior, and life cycles
Firefly encyclopedia of insects and spiders( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia, illustrated with full color drawings and photographs, on the biology and behavior of all insect and spider fami lies
Bees : a natural history by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vital role of bees in human ecology is underlined by the estimate that every third mouthful of human food is dependent on the pollinating services of bees
Insects in camera : a photographic essay on behaviour by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insects in Camera is about the behaviour of insects, the most successful animals on Earth. It contains 287 colour photographs of live insects from 5 continents - some of the subjects have never been photographed before
Firefly encyclopedia of insects and spiders by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authoriative illustrated reference on insects and spiders with contribuing essays by world-renowned scientists
Insects and spiders by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Hungarian and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces centipedes, cockroaches, crickets, lice, fleas, butterflies, wasps, ants, scorpions, and other insects and spiders
Alien empire : an exploration of the lives of insects by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the lives of insects
Discovering ants by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, behavior patterns, and social structure of different types of ants and their importance to humans
Discovering bees and wasps by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs describe the physical and behavioral characteristics of a variety of bees and wasps
Discovering flies by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the characteristics, life cycle, and habitat of different types of flies and describes which flies are either helpful or harmful to plants and animals
Mammals by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces predatory members of the mammal family, from leopards and cheetahs to whales and dolphins
The dragonfly over the water by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs depict dragonflies feeding, breeding, and defending themselves in their natural habitats
The honeybee in the meadow by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the appearance, life cycle, social order, and activities of honeybees that live in the meadow
The new encyclopedia of insects and their allies by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With around one million species, insects and their allies are by far the most successful, variable and bizarre group of living things to have evolved on our planet. Yet much of their biology continues to remain a mystery. This book presents an authoritative overview of all terrestrial anthropods. Written by leading experts in entomology, the entries are accessible to both scientists and general readers. Taking each group in turn, from millipedes to mantids and from spiders to scorpions, this book provides a summary of the current scientific understanding of this fascinating group of animals. Illustrated with specially commissioned artwork illuminating the text, this work is the one-stop guide to the host of largely unseen 'mini-beasts' that share our world
Ants by Lucy Beckett-Bowman( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Where do ants make their nests? What do they eat? How do they defend themselves from attack? In this book, you'll find out the answers and lots more about the fascinating lives of ants"--Back cover
The holiday naturalist in France by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The holiday naturalist in Italy by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alien empire : das Reich der Insekten by Christopher O'Toole( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotated catalogue of the types of Braconidae (Hymenoptera) in the Oxford University Museum by C. van Achterberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Encyclopedia of insects
Alternative Names
O'Toole, C.

O'Toole, C. (Christopher)

O'Toole, Chris

Languages
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Bees of the worldFirefly encyclopedia of insects and spidersFirefly encyclopedia of insects and spidersInsects and spidersAlien empire : an exploration of the lives of insectsThe new encyclopedia of insects and their allies