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Product Special

Folding Insect Storage Box with Foam Pinning Bottom

Providing a low-cost solution to insect storage, this box is ideal for student collections. It also serves as a duplicate specimen box, expendable mailer, or collapsible field box.

The box is assembled simply and quickly by folding along scored lines, fastening with internal tabs, and pressing in the pinning bottom. No tools are required. Boxes may be sealed for permanent storage or mailing by taping around the edges.

Constructed of sturdy, double wall, white corrugated fiberboard, it is available with either 5/16″ polyethylene foam or 1/2″ composition board pinning bottom. … View Product

Book Special

Dance of the Dung Beetles
Their Role in Our Changing World
by Marcus Byrne and Helen Lunn

2019, 256 pages, 30 black and white illustrations. In this sweeping history of more than 3,000 years, beginning with Ancient Egypt, scientist Marcus Byrne and writer Helen Lunn capture the diversity of dung beetles and their unique behavior patterns. Dung beetles’ fortunes have followed the shifts from a world dominated by a religion that symbolically incorporated them into some of its key concepts of rebirth, to a world in which science has largely separated itself from religion and alchemy. With over 6,000 species found throughout the world, these unassuming but remarkable creatures are fundamental to some of humanity’s most cherished beliefs and have been ever present in religion, art, literature, science, and the environment. They are at the center of current gene research, and play an important role in keeping our planet healthy. Some nocturnal dung beetles have been found to navigate by the starry skies. Outlining the development of science from the point of view of the humble dung beetle is what makes this charming story of immense interest to entomologists and general readers alike.

Paperback; 6 x 9″… View Product

$25.50  ($30.00)

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