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    This book is not for the scientifically illiterate If you don't know what a pronotum is or are unwilling to look up the meaning of the word ecdysis in the middle of reading a paragraph this is not the book for you There's n

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    This is a well written work popular science work on the fossil history of insects throughout the world from the

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    This book covers a really interesting subject but the author almost spoils things He's an extremely awkward guide alternately dropping strident monologues about the importance of bugs really bad poetry and journal entries and self aggrandizing preening about his accomplishments with bonus petty digs at his grad students Clearly he or his ed

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    The author reviews the development of insects through the geological periods Attention is given to the geological state o

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    The golden salad days of wasp parasitism Back in the very early days of internal parasitism one of the wasps managed to soil its own hypodermic ovipositor with some virus particles were injected along with a wasp egg into a hapless ho

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    This is an interesting look at the evolution and rise of insects from the Cambrian to the present day Professor Shaw details the roles that arthropods and specifically insects have played in evolution and how these creatures affected the evolution of plants and other animal species He takes a look at why oil was was only formed dur

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    The First StepsFrom the earliest invasion of land to today's uncounted millions the Arthropods have dominated ou

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    When do children lose their rubbernecked uality? asks Scott Richard Shaw when talking about little children fascinated by bugs It's a valid uestion for him because Planet of the Bugs feels like a an eight year old in a to

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    So first off if you don't like bugs especially wasps to some degree I wouldn't recommend this Reading some of the numbers off to my husband was probably not wise as he was very uncomfortable with them If you do enjoy insects though

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    I loved this book I am not sure exactly why Maybe it was Shaw's conversational tone and his enthusiasm for the subject Millions of species of bugs with all manner of clever solutions to life challenges

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Ns such as small body size wings metamorphosis and parasitic behavior have enabled insects to disperse widely occupy increasingly narrow niches and survive global catastrophes in their rise to dominance Through buggy tales by turns bizarre and comical from caddisflies that construct portable houses or weave silken auatic nets to trap floating debris to parasitic wasp larvae that develop in the blood of host insects and by storing waste products in their rear ends are able to postpone defecation until after they emerge he not only unearths how changes in our planet’s geology flora a. This is an interesting look at the evolution and rise of insects from the Cambrian to the present day Professor Shaw details the ro The White Nights of Ramadan until after they emerge he not only Beyond the Pale unearths how changes in our planet’s geology flora a. This is an interesting look at the evolution and rise of insects from the Cambrian to the present day Professor Shaw details the ro

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Dinosaurs however toothy did not rule the earth and neither do humans But what were and are the true potentates of our planet Insects says Scott Richard Shaw millions and millions of insect species Starting in the shallow oceans of ancient Earth and ending in the far reaches of outer space where Shaw proposes insect like aliens may have achieved similar preeminence Planet of the Bugs spins a sweeping account of insects’ evolution from humble arthropod ancestors into the bugs we know and love or fear and hate today Leaving no stone unturned Shaw explores how evolutionary innovatio. This book covers a really interesting subject but the author almost spoils things He s an extremely awkward guide alternately dropp Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries unturned Shaw explores how evolutionary innovatio. This book covers a really interesting subject but the author almost spoils things He s an extremely awkward guide alternately dropp

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Nd fauna contributed to insects’ success but also how in return insects came to shape terrestrial ecosystems and amplify biodiversity Indeed in his visits to hyperdiverse rain forests to highlight the current insect extinction crisis Shaw reaffirms just how crucial these tiny beings are to planetary health and human survival In this age of honeybee die offs and bedbugs hitching rides in the spines of library books Planet of the Bugs charms with humor affection and insight into the world’s six legged creatures revealing an essential importance that resonates across time and space. When do children lose their rubbernecked uality asks Scott Richard Shaw when talking about little children fascinated by bugs It s