Secret Weapons: Defenses of Insects, Spiders, Scorpions, and Other Many-Legged Creatures

@inproceedings{Eisner2005SecretWD,
  title={Secret Weapons: Defenses of Insects, Spiders, Scorpions, and Other Many-Legged Creatures},
  author={T. Eisner and M. Eisner and M. Siegler},
  year={2005}
}
This book is dominantly about chemical defences of terrestrial arthropods, though other types of defences (camouflage, catapulting, sticky traps) are also mentioned. Chapters are short, and typically feature the defences of one organism, or at most a small group of related organisms. One or more colour photos, in themselves almost worth the cost of the book, enhance both the aesthetics of the book and the ability to drive home each chapter’s message. Chemical formulae are illustrated in those… Expand
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