Essential Entomology: An Order-by-Order Introduction (Paperback)
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Essential Entomology: An Order-by-Order Introduction (Paperback)

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Paperback 328 Pages / Published: 12/04/2001
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An up-to-date order-by-order introduction and reference handbook for students of biological sciences in general and entomology in particular. Covers all the important groups on a worldwide basis. A concise guide to the insect orders and to what makes insects special and successful. The book is in three sections: * a straightforward introduction to insect biology; * a section on field work; and * an order-by-order catalogue of the insects giving essential facts and details of life-histories, highlighting what makes each order distinct To make the material as accessible as possible, the information for each order is presented in a standard manner. Throughout, the book is written in a straighforward style with as little technical language as possible. Essential terms are fully explained in context with marginal notes. Includes a pictoral aid the identification of the orders and key references. Contains specially commissioned illustrations by RICHARD LEWINGTON.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198500025
Number of pages: 328
Weight: 562 g
Dimensions: 246 x 171 x 17 mm

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