Biologically speaking, insects may be called a highly successful group, and much of this success is due to their adaptability to the conditions of their environment. They are found everywhere, and eat almost everything. All of the large groups of insects are world-wide in their distribution, though the most widely distributed are the beetles.
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Abbott, Roy L.
"Insects and Man,"
Science Bulletin: Vol. 2:
3, Article 6.
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