By Lars-Åke Janzon, John Hallmén
Insects tend to be so small that we hardly ever detect them, not to mention give some thought to them as dwelling beings. yet name upon the magnifying glass, and a shapeless jumble of legs, wings, and antennae all of sudden commence staring again at us.
About eighty percentage of the Earth's animals are bugs. whereas there are thousands of varied species, we infrequently see lots of them . . . formerly. due to the images of John Hallmén, who took a digicam and magnified those really good creatures 100 instances, we will see what we've by no means been in a position to see before.
Bugs Up shut takes readers on a trip right into a global not often obvious, with awesome photos of such bugs as:
• Crane flies
• Yellow meadow ants
• Black fungus beetles
• and lots of more!
The range of this insect civilization is outstanding and unknown to such a lot. An insect we may well by no means have suggestion two times approximately now feels like a creature from outer house. attention-grabbing and just a little sizeable info comparable to compound eyes, antennae, and sharp mouth elements are obvious, and with textual content by means of Lars-Åke Janzon, Bugs Up shut is an awesome shut check out the unusual and lovely global of bugs.
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Ullrich (1992). 5 cm, brown or castaneous to grey in age, decurrent for 5 - 15 cm to the upper teeth; Inf 4 - 7 m, 'paniculate', small, narrow, part-Inf small, congested, 8 -18 in the upper Y. - Jj of the Inf; FI 40 - 55 mm; Ov slender, 22 - 30 mm, neck short, constricted; Tep yellow, rarely red-tipped, tube 8 - 13 mm, lobes dimorphic, outer 9 - 15 mm. - Cytology: 2n = 60. Benson (1943) and Ullrich (1992e) both suggest J. Thiede Agave infraspecific ranks under its closest largely allopatric relative A.
Barbadensis Trelease (Mem. Nation. Acad. Sci. 11: 28-29, t. 34-38,65, 107, 1913). - Lit: Howard & al. (1979). D: Lesser Antilles (Barbados); spontaneous in dune areas, frequently escaped from cultivation. Incl. Agave americana Dillenius (1774) (nom. il- J. , Art. 1); incl. Fureraea tuberosa Drummond (1907) (nom. , Art. 1). 5 cm, blackish-brown at the curved tip, decurrent and dorsally intruding into the green tissue; Inf 5 - 6 m and more, narrowlyoblong, 'paniculate', part-Inf on very ascending Br, in the upper jj or more of the Inf, freely and densely bulbilliferous, not known to produce Fr; Perl 10 (-20) mm; Fl aborting before completely opening, 65 - 75 mm and more; Ov oblong-fusiform, 45 - 55 mm; Tep yellow, tube conical, ± 15 mm, lobes 20 - 25 mm.
4776 [NY]). - Lit: Alvarez de Zayas (1996b). D: C Cuba. ). A. brittoniana ssp. brachypus (Trelease) A. Alvarez (Fontqueria 44: 121, 1996). T: Cuba (Britton & al. ]). - D: C Cuba; xeromorphic scrub and derived secondary formations. I: Trelease (1913: 1. ). == Agave brittoniana var. brachypus Trelease (1913). [2m] Differs from ssp. brittoniana: L tip canaliculate, normally with small denticles at the inner margin; Inf somewhat laxer; Fl smaller; Fr more cylindrical. ). The basionym could be regarded as a provisional and hence invalid (Art.
Bugs Up Close: A Magnified Look at the Incredible World of Insects by Lars-Åke Janzon, John Hallmén