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Author Gullan, P. J.

Title The insects : an outline of entomology / P.J. Gullan
Edition Fourth edition
Published Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  595.7 Gul/Iao 2010  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  595.7 Gul/Iao 2010  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 565 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. The importance, diversity, and conservation of insects -- 2. External anatomy -- 3. Internal anatomy and physiology -- 4. Sensory systems and behavior -- 5. Reproduction -- 6. Insect development and life histories -- 7. Insect systematics : phylogeny and classification -- 8. Insect biogeography and evolution -- 9. Ground-dwelling insects -- 10. Aquatic insects -- 11. Insects and plants -- 12. Insect societies -- 13. Insect predation and parasitism -- 14. Insect defense -- 15. Medical and veterinary entomology -- 16. Pest management -- 17. Methods in entomology : collecting, preservation, curation, and identification -- Taxoboxes, 461
Summary The Insects, by Gullan and Cranston was published in its first edition in 1994. It quickly became established as the World's major general textbook of entomology.Since the publication on the previous (3 rd ) edition of this textbook, the discipline of entomology has seen some major changes in emphasis. Updates to the book reflect these changes and the updated chapter texts are supplemented with additional new boxes on topical subjects including The African honey bee and Colony Collapse Disorder (of bees) in the sphere of apiary, the use of bed nets and resurgence of bed bugs, Dengue fever and West Nile Virus in relation to human health, and some case studies in emergent plant pests, including the Emerald ash borer that is destroying North American landscape trees.Key Features: All chapters thoroughly updated with the latest results from international studies Accompanying website with downloadable illustrations and links to video clips All chapters to include new text boxes of topical issues and studies Major revision of systematic and taxonomy chapter Still beautifully illustrated with more new illustrations from the artist, Karina McInnes
Analysis Anatomy
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online (Table of contents)
Subject Entomology.
Author Cranston, P. S.
LC no. 2009028754
ISBN 1444330365 (hbk.)
9781444330366 (hbk.)
Other Titles Outline of entomology