A Systematic Catalogue of Eight Scale Insect Families (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the World: Aclerdidae, Asterolecaniidae, Beesoniidae, Carayonemidae, Conchaspididae, Dactylopiidae, Kerriidae and Lecanodiaspididae

A Systematic Catalogue of Eight Scale Insect Families (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the World: Aclerdidae, Asterolecaniidae, Beesoniidae, Carayonemidae, Conchaspididae, Dactylopiidae, Kerriidae and Lecanodiaspididae

by Yair Ben-Dov
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444528369

ISBN-13: 9780444528360

Pub. Date: 10/01/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

A Systematic Catalogue of Soft-Scale Insects is a synthesis and catalogue of all the information published on eight families of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) worldwide from 1758 to the present. Data is provided on their correct scientific names, common names, synonyms, taxonomy, host plants, distribution, natural enemies, biology, and economic

Overview

A Systematic Catalogue of Soft-Scale Insects is a synthesis and catalogue of all the information published on eight families of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) worldwide from 1758 to the present. Data is provided on their correct scientific names, common names, synonyms, taxonomy, host plants, distribution, natural enemies, biology, and economic importance.

This book will be a valuable compendium of biological and systematic information for zoologists, entomologists, crop protection specialists, quarantine officers, students studying entomology and related disciplines, and others who require information about scale insects for research and control projects.

Families covered:
* Aclerdidae - 57 species in 5 genera
* Asterolecaniidae - 229 species in 21 genera
* Beesoniidae - 15 species in 6 genera
* Carayonemidae - 4 species in 4 genera
* Conchaspididae - 29 species in 4 genera
* Dactylopiidae - 10 species in 1 genus
* Kerriidae - 97 species in 9 genera
* Lecanodiaspididae - 82 species in 12 genera

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444528360
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Aclerdidae
II. Asterolecaniidae
III. Beesoniidae
IV. Carayonemidae
V. Conchaspididae
VI. Dactylopiidae
VII. Kerriidae
VIII. Lecanodiaspididae
IX. References
Indexes

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