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Author Gullan, P. J., author

Title The insects : an outline of entomology / P.J. Gullan and P.S. Cranston ; with illustrations by Karina H. McInnes
Edition Fifth edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 595 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color
Contents The importance, diversity and conservation of insects -- External anatomy -- Internal anatomy and physiology -- Sensory systems and behaviour -- Reproduction -- Insect development and life histories -- Insect systematics : phylogeny and classification -- Insect evolution and biogeography -- Ground-dwelling insects -- Aquatic insects -- Insects and plants -- Insect societies -- Insect predation and parasitism -- Insect defence -- Medical and veterinary entomology -- Pest management -- Insects in a changing world -- Methods in entomology : collecting, preservation, curation and identification -- Taxoboxes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Insects
Form Electronic book
Author Cranston, P. S., author
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781118846254 (electronic bk.)
1118846257 (electronic bk.)