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Evans, Arthur V.

Overview
Works: 62 works in 136 publications in 1 language and 7,682 library holdings
Genres: Field guides  Pictorial works  Children's films  Illustrated works  Juvenile works  Educational films  Internet videos  Encyclopedias  Documentary films  Drama 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor
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Most widely held works by Arthur V Evans
An inordinate fondness for beetles by Arthur V Evans( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,313 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
Beetles of Eastern North America by Arthur V Evans( )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,201 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
Field guide to beetles of California by Arthur V Evans( )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With perhaps 8,000 different species, beetles are easily the largest group of animals in California. They can be found virtually everywhere in the state: grappling over flower heads, lurking in pantries, paddling through pristine mountain streams, and buzzing about porch lights on warm evenings. But until now, there was no single resource for identifying the most commonly encountered beetles in California's mountains, valleys, and deserts. This valuable field guide identifies more than 500 of the state's more conspicuous and colorful species. Species accounts include information on beetle identification, natural history, and distribution."--BOOK JACKET
National Wildlife Federation field guide to insects and spiders & related species of North America by Arthur V Evans( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,005 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
National Geographic backyard guide to insects & spiders of North America by Arthur V Evans( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 369 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
Grzimek's student animal life resource by Leslie A Mertz( )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This resource book offers broad, comprehensive coverage of the animal kingdom, ranging from the simple -- sponges and corals -- to the complex -- mammals. Animals are grouped by major classifications: sponges; corals; jellyfishes; segmented worms; crustaceans and mollusks; insects; fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; and mammals
Introduction to California beetles by Arthur V Evans( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 237 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 pocket guide to the insects of North America by Arthur V Evans( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 217 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 150 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
Grzimek's student animal life resource by Arthur V Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 149 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
Spiders & scorpions( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lifestyles of spiders and scorpions, including mating habits, eating habits, and care of the young
Butterflies & moths by Michael G LaFosse( Visual )

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

Explores interesting facts about both butterflies and moths. Explains their amazing metamorphosis and shows how to tell them apart
Bees by Mike Hentz( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores interesting facts about bees
Ladybugs & fireflies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 123 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 122 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
Ants( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 122 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
House & backyard insects( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 113 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 110 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
Grzimeks' animal life encyclopedia by Bernhard Grzimek( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents taxonomically arranged profiles of thirty-three insect orders, providing an introductory overview, species accounts, photos, maps, and diagrams
Flies & mosquitoes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines characteristics of flies and mosquitoes. Includes their mating and eating habits, anatomy, and stages of the life cycle
 
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An inordinate fondness for beetles
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Field guide to beetles of CaliforniaNational Wildlife Federation field guide to insects and spiders & related species of North AmericaGrzimek's student animal life resourceIntroduction to California beetlesGrzimek's student animal life resource : crustaceans, mollusks, and segmented wormsGrzimek's student animal life resourceGrzimeks' animal life encyclopedia
Alternative Names
Art Dr

Evans, A. V.

Evans, Art

Evans, Art, 1956-

에반스, 아서 V. 1956-

エヴァンス, アーサー・V

Languages
English (74)