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Evans, Arthur V.

Overview
Works: 54 works in 123 publications in 2 languages and 7,651 library holdings
Genres: Identification guides  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Children's films  Educational films  Internet videos  Dictionaries  Documentary films  Drama  Horror films 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: QL473, 595.76
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Most widely held works by Arthur V Evans
An inordinate fondness for beetles by Arthur V Evans( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles contains specific information about the anatomy, development, and life cycles of beetles around the world; chronicles their 250-million-year evolution; and traces human fascination with beetles throughout history. Answering questions ranging from "How many beetles are there?" (estimates range from 350,000 to 8 million species) to "Where do beetles live?" (virtually everyplace imaginable) and displaying more than 120 stunning full-color photographs and black-and-white drawings, An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles is an authoritative reference in a breathtakingly beautiful volume, one that will leave every reader with a deeper understanding, appreciation, and - yes - fondness for these amazing creatures and their place in nature."--Jacket
National Wildlife Federation field guide to insects and spiders & related species of North America by Arthur V Evans( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also includes material on proturans, springtails, diplurans, harvestmen, scorpions, ticks, mites, centipedes, millipedes, crayfish, pillbugs, fairy, brine, tadpole, and clam shrimps, water fleas, and malacostracans
Beetles of Eastern North America by Arthur V Evans( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive full-color guide to the remarkably diverse and beautiful beetles of the United States and Canada east of the Mississippi River. It is the first color-illustrated guide to cover 1,406 species in all 115 families that occur in the region - and the first new in-depth guide to the region in more that forty years. Lavishly illustrated with over 1,500 stunning color images by some of the best insect photographers in North America, the book features an engaging and authoritative text by noted beetle expert Arthur Evans
Introduction to California beetles by Arthur V Evans( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The amazing armored bodies of beetles can bore into plant tissue, navigate fast-moving streams, burrow through seemingly impenetrable soil, survive blistering heat, and fly. Beetles represent the largest and most diverse group of organisms in California and are an excellent subject for study since they can be found almost everywhere - in backyards, gardens, forests, and deserts. This, the only guide to California beetles available, is the perfect book for anyone - from outdoor enthusiast to professional biologist - who wants to explore the fascinating world of beetles."--Jacket
National Geographic backyard guide to insects & spiders of North America by Arthur V Evans( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If you are the kind of person who wants to know more about that moth fluttering at the porch light, that shiny beetle inching through the grass, or that patient spider spinning her web in the corner of your garden, this is the book for you. In this colorful beginner's guide, you'll meet the top 150 species of arthropods -- insects, spiders, and kin -- that you are most likely to encounter in everyday life."--Back cover
Field guide to beetles of California by Arthur V Evans( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With perhaps 8,000 different species, beetles are easily the largest group of animals in California and can be found virtually everywhere in the state. This guide, a companion volume to "Introduction to California Beetles" identifies more than 500 of the state's more conspicuous and colorful species, with a majority presented in color photographs
National Geographic pocket guide to the insects of North America by Arthur V Evans( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-use field guide for nature lovers, backyard explorers, and budding entomologists. Evans helps you discover popular insect species as well as spiders and relation creatures, as well as key facts and information about life cycles and behavior of every species.--
Grzimek's student animal life resource : crustaceans, mollusks, and segmented worms by Arthur V Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the physical characteristics, geographic range, habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status of a variety of crustaceans, mollusks, and semented worms
Spiders & scorpions( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lifestyles of spiders and scorpions, including mating habits, eating habits, and care of the young
Grzimek's student animal life resource by Arthur V Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the physical characteristics, geographic range, habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status of a variety of insects and spiders
Butterflies & moths by Michael G LaFosse( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores interesting facts about both butterflies and moths. Explains their amazing metamorphosis and shows how to tell them apart
Ants by Norman Bean( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Art demonstrates how to make a formicarium--an artificial ant nest that allows students to observe how ants live, work and behave daily
Bees by Norman Bean( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores interesting facts about bees
Ladybugs & fireflies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses ladybugs and fireflies and conducts an experiment to replicate the bursts of light that firefiles produce. The colorful ladybug provides pest control by eating insects that would feed on plants. Another favorite, the firefly, is a type of beetle that can produce it's own light source
Crickets, grasshoppers & friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the incredible jumping, chirping and camouflaging skills of crickets, grasshoppers and katydids, as well as other related insects like the praying mantis and the walking stick
House & backyard insects( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the habits of insects that live near human habitats and how the insects affect our lives
Beetles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the metamorphosis of beetles, demonstrates how to make a beetle habitat, and discusses aspects of bug life including body structure, life cycle, and social behavior
Flies & mosquitoes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines characteristics of flies and mosquitoes. Includes their mating and eating habits, anatomy, and stages of the life cycle
Aquatic insects( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dragonflies and damselflies, water-striders and backswimmers-- these are just a few of the amazing aquatic insects presented in this program that shows how thousands of species of insects have adapted for life in the world of water
Grzimek's animal life encyclopedia by Bernhard Grzimek( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Review: "This is a revised and updated edition of one of the most authoritative and comprehensive sources on the world's animals. Similar to the first edition written by noted zoologist Bernard Grzimek and published in 1972, the second edition covers all types of animals in geographic areas around the world. It includes high-quality photographs and illustrations and a comprehensive index to all volumes."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004
 
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An inordinate fondness for beetles
Alternative Names
Art Dr

Evans, A. V.

Evans, Art

エヴァンス, アーサー・V

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National Wildlife Federation field guide to insects and spiders & related species of North AmericaIntroduction to California beetlesField guide to beetles of CaliforniaGrzimek's student animal life resource : crustaceans, mollusks, and segmented wormsGrzimek's student animal life resourceGrzimek's animal life encyclopedia