by Cedric Gillot


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The definitive text on the insect world, "Entomology" was praised by "Biologist" as "a balanced treatment of the subject . . . (with) more detailed coverage than is given in many other general texts which purport to be all-embracing.", This edition features almost 600 illustrations, and all 24 chapters have been meticulously updated. 816 pp. Pub: 7/95.

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ISBN-13: 9780306405143
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 07/28/1980
Edition description: 1980
Pages: 729
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 Arthropod Evolution.- 2 Insect Diversity.- 3 External Structure.- 4 Classification and Identification.- 5 Apterygote Hexapods.- 6 Paleoptera.- 7 The Orthopteroid Orders.- 8 The Hemipteroid Orders.- 9 The Panorpoid Orders.- 10 The Remaining Endopterygote Orders.- 11 The Integument.- 12 Sensory Systems.- 13 Nervous and Chemical Integration.- 14 Muscles and Locomotion.- 15 Gaseous Exchange.- 16 Food Uptake and Utilization.- 17 The Circulatory System.- 18 Nitrogenous Excretion and Salt and Water Balance.- 19 Reproduction.- 20 Embryonic Development.- 21 Postembryonic Development.- 22 The Abiotic Environment.- 23 The Biotic Environment.- 24 Insects and Man.- Author Index.

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