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  • Atlas of European Trichopteraby Hans Malicky

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 369.00

    Caddis flies are important indicators of environmental quality in aquatic biotopes. This Atlas is the first book which enables the identification of the entire European caddis fly fauna since McLachlan?s Revision and Synopsis of 1874-1880. Identification of European caddis flies has proved difficult as a result of the widely scattered literature,... more...

  • IMMS? General Textbook of Entomologyby A.D. Imms; O.W. Richards; R.G. Davies

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    seem as appropriate now as the original balance was when Dr A. D. Imms' textbook was first published over fifty years ago. There are 35 new figures, all based on published illustrations, the sources of which are acknowledged in the captions. We are grateful to the authors concerned and also to Miss K. Priest of Messrs Chapman & Hall, who saved us from... more...

  • Evolutionary Strategies of Parasitic Insects and Mitesby Peter Price

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    This volume contains the invited lectures presented in a symposium entitled "Evolutionary strategies of parasitic insects and mites" at the national meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2-5 December, 1974. The intent was to bring together biologists who have worked on arthropods that are either plant or animal... more...

  • Insect Pest Managementby Jack E. Rechcigl; Nancy A. Rechcigl

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    Insect pest control continues to be a challenge for agricultural producers and researchers. Insect resistance to commonly used pesticides and the removal of toxic pesticides from the market have taken their toll on the ability of agricultural producers to produce high quality, pest-free crops within economical means. In addition to this, they must... more...

  • A Dictionary of Entomologyby G. Gordh; D.H. Headrick

    CABI 2001; US$ 115.00

    This book is a comprehensive, fully cross-referenced collection of over 28,000 terms, names and phrases used in entomology, incorporating an estimated 43,000 definitions. It is the only listing which covers insect anatomy, behaviour, biology, ecology, histology, molecular biology, morphology, pest management, taxonomy and systematics. The origin, etymology,... more...

  • Tropical Fruit Flies of South-East Asiaby R. A. I. Drew; M. C. Romig

    CABI 2013; US$ 260.00

    As global warming and species migration become more prevalent issues, there is an urgent need for a text that provides comprehensive taxonomic details and geographic distributions of Dacinae fruit flies within south-east Asia. In particular, some of the major pest species of this region are being introduced on a regular basis to new geographical areas,... more...

  • Dung Beetle Ecologyby Ilkka Hanski; Yves Cambefort

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 91.00 US$ 72.80

    In many ecosystems dung beetles play a crucial role--both ecologically and economically--in the decomposition of large herbivore dung. Their activities provide scientists with an excellent opportunity to explore biological community dynamics. This collection of essays offers a concise account of the population and community ecology of dung beetles... more...

  • Honeybee Ecologyby Thomas D. Seeley

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.95 US$ 31.16

    The book presents honeybees as a model system for investigating advanced social life among insects from an evolutionary perspective. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University... more...

  • The Systematics and Biology of the New World Thief Ants of the Genus Solenopsis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)by William P. Mackay; Jose A. Pacheco

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 399.95

    The New World species of the thief ant genus Solenopsis is revised. Thief ants are among the most common ants in nearly all terrestrial habitats. In this book a new scheme of well-defined species complexes is outlined, doing away with the ambiguities of previous schemes. Well-illustrated keys, in Spanish and English offer recognition of slightly over... more...

  • The Fly Trapby Fredrik SjÍBerg; Thomas Teal

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 17.00

    A Nature Book of the Year ( The Times (UK)) ?The hoverflies are only props. No, not only, but to some extent. Here and there, my story is about something else.? A mesmerizing memoir of extraordinary brilliance by an entomologist, The Fly Trap chronicles Fredrik Sj÷berg?s life collecting hoverflies on a remote island in Sweden. Warm... more...