The Insects : An Outline of Entomology / Edition 2

The Insects : An Outline of Entomology / Edition 2

by P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston, Peter S. Cranston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632053437

ISBN-13: 9780632053438

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This established textbook continues to provide a comprehensive and stimulating introduction to insects, a group of animals that represent over half of the planet's biological diversity.


  • Long awaited second edition of an established and widely adopted text.
  • Lots of courses in this important topic.
  • "Students wanting a single book to give
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Overview

This established textbook continues to provide a comprehensive and stimulating introduction to insects, a group of animals that represent over half of the planet's biological diversity.


  • Long awaited second edition of an established and widely adopted text.
  • Lots of courses in this important topic.
  • "Students wanting a single book to give them the whole picture need look no further" from a review in Nature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632053438
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
470
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.05(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The Importance And Diversity Of Insects.

2. External Anatomy.

3. Internal Anatomy And Physiology.

4. Sensory Systems And Behaviour.

5. Reproduction.

6. Insect Development And Life Histories.

7. Insect Systematics: Phylogeny And Evolution.

8. Ground-Dwelling Insects.

9. Aquatic Insects.

10. Insects And Plants.

11. Insect Societies.

12. Insect Predation And Parasitism.

13. Insect Defence.

14. Medical And Veterinary Entomology.

15. Pest Management.

16. Methods In Entomology: Collecting, Preservation, Curation And Identification.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

Appendix: A Reference Guide To Orders

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