Essential Entomology: An Order-by-order Introduction (BOK)

George C. McGavin

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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.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2001 Forfatter George C. McGavin
Forlag
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEM
ISBN 9780198500025
Antall sider 328 Dimensjoner 17,1cm x 24,6cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 562 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Illustratør Richard Lewington Emner og form Reference works, Insects (entomology)