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Anatomy of the honey bee. by R. E. Snodgrass

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Published by Comstock Pub. Associates in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bees -- Anatomy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 316-328.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL568.A6 S68
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 334 p.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6203653M
LC Control Number56014047

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