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A Survey of Entomology

A Survey of Entomology

by Gene Kritsky
     
 
A Survey of Entomology is a concise, highly readable introduction to the study of insects. Included in this text are chapters detailing the structure, biology, behavior, evolution, and classification of insects, as well as a review of insect orders that places special emphasis on the most familiar insect families. A discussion of the importance of insects reveals

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A Survey of Entomology is a concise, highly readable introduction to the study of insects. Included in this text are chapters detailing the structure, biology, behavior, evolution, and classification of insects, as well as a review of insect orders that places special emphasis on the most familiar insect families. A discussion of the importance of insects reveals the crucial role that they play in both natural and human contexts. Techniques of collection and preservation are fully described, and an easy-to-use key enables readers to identify the orders of insects without difficulty. Information is presented in clear, straightforward language, and a full glossary is provided to clarify scientific terms.

This is an ideal book for students of all backgrounds who are taking an introductory entomology course, or for anyone wanting to learn more about the most successful creatures on Earth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595221431
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Pages:
305
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.78(d)

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