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Natural History and Behavior
by Howard E. Evans and Kevin M. O'Neill
Foreword by Mary Alice Evans

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2007, 360 pages, 23 b/w photos, 21 illustrations, tables. During his career, Howard Evans described over 900 species of wasps and authored more than a dozen books, both technical and popular, on a wide range of entomological and natural history subjects. Upon his death in 2002, he left behind an unfinished manuscript, intended as an update (though not a revision) of his classic 1966 work, The Comparative Ethology and Evolution of the Sand Wasps. Kevin O'Neill, Evans's former student and coauthor, has completed and enlarged Evans's manuscript, to provide coverage of all sand-wasp tribes in Evan's earlier book. The result is a tribe-by-tribe, species by species review of studies of the Bembicinae that have appeared over the last four decades.

This book has been hailed by specialists as a new bible for those working on solitary wasps and an essential reference for scientists more broadly interested in insect behavioral evolution. Hardcover; 6-1/2 x 9-1/2".

9026 Evans, Sand Wasps: Natural History & Behavior

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