James Castner. 2000. 174 pages. Designed specifically for students interested in general entomology and insect taxonomy, this photo-oriented entomological guide is the first of its kind. More than 600 color photographs illustrate the structural characteristics and anatomical features of the major insect families and arthropod groups discussed in entomology courses. In addition to photographic coverage of approximately 190 arthropod taxa (including 30 insect and 8 arachnid orders), explanations and illustrations of external anatomy and insect development are also provided. Dichotomous keys to the family level are included for the major orders, as well as a glossary of specialized terms. An excellent aid in learning the basics of insect identification. Spiral binding.