Introduction to insect biology and diversity / Howell V. Daly, John T. Doyen, Alexander H. Purcell III ; illustrations by Barbara Boole Daly ; featuring photographs by Edward S. Ross.

Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press ©1998
Physical description
viii, 680 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
ISBN
  • 0195100336
  • 9780195100334
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 631-663) and index.
Contents
  • pt. 1. Insects as organisms: ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Insect body -- ch. 3. Integument -- ch. 4. Continuity of the generations: development and reproduction -- ch. 5. Maintenance and movement -- ch. 6. Reception of stimuli and integration of activities -- ch. 7. Social relationships -- pt. 2. Insect ecology: ch. 8. Population biology -- ch. 9. Diversity and adaptations of insects in selected habitats -- ch. 10. Insects and vascualr plants -- ch. 11. Entomophagous insects -- ch. 12. Insects and vertebrates -- ch. 13. Insects and microbes -- ch. 14. Pest management -- pt. 3. Insect diversity: ch. 15. Evolutionary perspective of the insecta -- ch. 16. Key to the classes and orders of common hexapodous arthropods -- ch. 17. Parainsecta: Collembola and Protura -- ch. 18. Entognatha: Diplura -- ch. 19. Apterygota: Archeognatha and Thysanura -- ch. 20. Ephemeroptera -- ch. 21. Odonata -- ch. 22. Blattodea -- ch. 23. Mantodea -- ch. 24. Isoptera -- ch. 25. Grylloblattodea -- ch. 26. Dermaptera -- ch. 27. Plecoptera -- ch. 28. Embiidina -- ch. 29. Orthoptera -- ch. 30. Phasmatodea -- ch. 31. Zoraptera -- ch. 32. Psocoptera -- 33. Phthiraptera -- ch. 34. Hemiptera -- 35. Thysanoptrea -- ch. 36. Megaloptera -- ch. 37. Raphidioptera -- ch. 38. Neuroptera -- ch. 39. Coleoptera -- ch. 40. Strepsiptera -- ch. 41. Mecoptera -- ch. 42. Diptera -- ch. 43. Siphonaptera -- ch. 44. Lepidoptera -- ch. 45. Trichoptera -- ch. 46. Hymenoptera -- ch. 47. Collection and preservation.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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