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Insect ecology by Peter W. Price

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English


  • Insects -- Ecology

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StatementPeter W. Price.
LC ClassificationsQL463 .P73
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 514 p. :
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5191971M
ISBN 100471697214
LC Control Number75012720

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