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The Insects: An Outline of Entomology, 5th Edition
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Neuroptera lacewings owlflies and antlions Megaloptera alderflies dobsonflies ccranston fishflies and Raphidioptera snakeflies 22 Coleoptera beetles 23 Strepsiptera strepsipterans 24 Diptera true flies 25 Mecoptera hangingflies scorpionflies and snowfleas 26 Siphonaptera fleas 27 Trichoptera caddisflies 28 Lepidoptera butterflies and moths 29 Hymenoptera ants bees wasps sawflies and wood wasps Glossary References Index Appendix: The authors maintain the clarity and conciseness of earlier editions, and extend the profuse illustrations with new hand-drawn figures.
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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. One of my favorite aspects of this book is its versatility Insects crasnton the most successful group of animals on Earth. New boxes describe a worrying increase in insect threats to landscape and commercial trees including eucalypts, palms and coffee and explain the gulpan of genetic data, including evolutionary developmental biology and DNA barcoding, in insect biodiversity studies.
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Fully revised, this fifth edition opens with a chapter concerning the popular side of insect studies, including insects in citizen science, zoos and butterfly houses, and insects as food for humans and animals. An Outline of Entomology, 5th Edition.
This popular textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to this extraordinary diversity, and places entomology central to the theory and practice of evolutionary and ecological studies. Over 50 colour photographs, together with the informative text and an accompanying website with links to video clips, appendices, textboxes and further reading lists, encourage a deeper scientific study of insects.
Much of the cranstln is organized around major biological themes: Neuroptera lacewings owlflies and antlions Megaloptera alderflies dobsonflies and fishflies and Raphidioptera snakeflies Key features of insect structure, function, behaviour, ecology and classification are integrated with appropriate molecular studies.
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The book is intended as the principal text for students studying entomology, as well as a reference text for undergraduate and graduate courses in the fields of ecology, agriculture, fisheries and forestry, palaeontology, zoology, and medical and veterinary cranshon.
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At the same time, each edition, and the 5th edition is no exception cranstonn this, has responded to developments in technology and concerns that drive the field of entomology. A strong evolutionary theme is maintained throughout. View Student Companion Site.
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