In the Steps of the Great American Entomologist, Frank Eugene Lutz by John Pallister
  

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In the Steps of the Great American Entomologist, Frank Eugene Lutz by John Pallister

Frank Eugene Lutz became an entomologist at a time when this science was still new. He was one of the first to set up experiments in the study of heredity using the common fruit fly. In his many field trips he observed unusual insects in their natural habitats and brought back thousands of valuable specimens. As curator of the Department of Entomology at the American Museum of Natural History, he was responsible for innovations in labeling and museum display. His observations of more than one thousand species found in his own back yard were the basis for his classic book, Lots of Insects. He set up the first nature trail in America; devising museum exhibits in natural outdoor settings. This first biography of one of the great American entomologists is filled with all the excitement that is to be found in the strange and infinite world of insects. Here is the fascinating story of Dr. Lutz's career along with a series of natured projects you can do at home that will help you observe insect behavior for yourself. Projects include: Bringing Insects to You, The Hows of Collecting, and Preserving and Mounting. While we already know much about insect life, much, much more remains to be learned. Even the amateur entomologist can make a contribution to science through their own research!

About the Author

John Pallister is research Associate of the Department of Entomology of the American Museum of Natural History. Kathleen Elgin has illustrated scores of books, including How Animals Live Together and Underwater Zoos.

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Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

John Pallister
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Publisher

M. Evans& Co Inc an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield

Publication date

1st April 2014

ISBN

9781590773642


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