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Natural History & Pre-Columbian Exploration

 

 

               Discoveries in Natural History & Exploration

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                                              Site Description    Dedication    Contact    ESPAÑOL

 

     Links:     GENERAL INDEX      CONTENTS

 

NATURAL HISTORY

 

    -- ENTOMOLOGY (An Introduction)

 

    -- MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY

 

    -- BIOLOGICAL PEST CONTROL

 

    -- INSECT IDENTIFICATION

 

    -- Insect Morphology     Insect Predators & Parasites

 

    --Illustrations of Beneficial Species

 

    -- California Birds    Common Butterflies

 

  Bio-Control Bibliography     Insect Pollination    Economic Botany,   Food  Recipes

 

     Mycology: The Study of Fungi      Invertebrate Zoology    General References     MELVYL Library

 

EXPLORATION

 

    -- PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA      -- LANDSCAPES OF THE WORLD     (California)

 

    -- AUTUMN COLOR     African Prehistory      Riverside, California Gardens     MAP Links

 

 INDEXES:    Archeology, Bronze Age Visitors, Economic Botany, Entomology, Ethnic Diversity,

                               General Index, Human Migrations, Insect Pollination, Invertebrate Zoology,

                               Linguistic Archeology, Mycology (Fungi)

                               

       ADDITIONAL WEBSITES

 

             --  MESSAGES & Contact   E. F. Legner Vita    Citations    University of California

 

 

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            This website is dedicated to  Bedřich  Josef  Šchaaffek,

       who inspired a great respect for Nature.     A

 

             The assistance of Dr.  Mingsheng Yang in creating

       this site is gratefully acknowledged.

 

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