Hard cover (w/ dust jacket), 6.25 x 9.5 inches, 0.9 lbs, xiii + 133 pages, literature cited, index, 101 b&w figures, 16 color plates
"The title suggests an esoteric subject, but the book is so much more." - Ron Cherry, professor of entomology, Univ. Florida
The author, a North Dakota native, is dean and professor of biology at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati and adjunct curator of entomology at the Cincinnati Museum Center. His other research interests include Charles Darwin, tiger beetles and periodical cicadas. His is editor of American Entomologist. His is a former President of the Indiana Academy of Science and held the same position for the American Association of the Academies of Science. He will receive the IAS Distinguished Scholar award in 2017.