9780787294632

Insect Appreciation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780787294632

  • ISBN10:

    0787294632

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-08-01
  • Publisher: Kendall Hunt Pub Co
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii
About the Author ix
UNIT 1 Entomology and Insects in Perspective 1(32)
The Study of Insects
3(6)
Insects and Other Animals
9(6)
Collecting and Identifying Insects
15(18)
UNIT 2 The Insect as a Life Form 33(18)
Insect Structure and Function
35(8)
Insect Movement
43(4)
Insect Growth
47(4)
UNIT 3 The Types of Insects 51(46)
Velvet Wings (Lepidoptera)
53(8)
Insects in Armor (Coleoptera)
61(10)
Flies, Flies, Flies (Diptera)
71(6)
The Socializers (Hymenoptera)
77(6)
Bugs (Hemiptera and Homoptera)
83(6)
Other Insect Orders
89(8)
UNIT 4 Insect Biology 97(32)
Insect Reproduction
99(6)
Food Habits of Insects
105(4)
Surviving Winter
109(4)
Insect Societies
113(8)
Protection from Predators
121(4)
Population Dynamics
125(4)
UNIT 5 Interaction with Humans 129(60)
Insect Products and Services
131(4)
Insect Pests and Control
135(30)
Entomophobia
165(2)
Insects and Human Culture
167(22)
Glossary 189(4)
Index 193

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