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Insects & Spiders

  • More Than Honeyby Markus Imhoof; Claus-Peter Lieckfeld

    Greystone Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere. The death of bees is at least that dramatic and with even more far-reaching consequences.? More Than Honey , the book based on the award-winning documentary of the same name, takes us on a global tour of the world of bees,... more...

  • Advances in Insect Physiologyby Russell Jurenka

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 166.00

    Advances in Insect Physiology provides readers with the latest interdisciplinary reviews on the topic. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect chemists. Contains important, comprehensive, and in-depth reviews on insect physiology Provides an essential reference... more...

  • Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and Their Applicationsby M. Eric Benbow; Jeffery K. Tomberlin; Aaron M. Tarone

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    Decomposition and recycling of vertebrate remains have been understudied, hampered largely due to these processes being aesthetically challenging (e.g., smell and sight). Technological innovations have provided the means to explore new and historically understood natural systems to give us a plethora of new information. Carrion Ecology, Evolution,... more...

  • Gardening for Butterfliesby Steve Woodhall; Lindsay Gray

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 9.00

    Eco-friendly gardening is fast catching on. Butterflies are visible signs of a healthy garden, and, with their whimsical flight patterns and glorious colours, they are among the most alluring of our aerial visitors. Gardening for Butterflies shows how to attract these beautiful insects, giving step-by-step instructions for planning and planting a garden... more...

  • Insect Physiology and Biochemistry, Third Editionby James L. Sr. Nation

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Employing the clear, student-friendly style that made previous editions so popular, Insect Physiology and Biochemistry, Third Edition presents an engaging and authoritative guide to the latest findings in the dynamic field of insect physiology. The book supplies a comprehensive picture of the current state of the function, development, and reproduction... more...

  • Insectsby Robert Evans Snodgrass

    Dover Publications 2015; US$ 12.95

    Originally published by the U.S. Bureau of Entomology, this book was written by a specialist in insect anatomy. Rich in fascinating facts, the treatment is completely nontechnical in its approach and illustrated with hundreds of drawings, each rendered in fascinating detail. Readers receive an overview of insect life ? metamorphosis, digestion, reproduction,... more...

  • Insect Dietsby Allen Carson Cohen

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    Dr. Allen Carson Cohen?s new edition of Insect Diets: Science and Technology continues to provide a current, integrated review of the field of insect diets. It reaffirms and expands upon the belief that the science of diet development and the technology of diet application in rearing programs require formal foundations and guidelines. Cohen argues... more...

  • In Pursuit of Butterfliesby Matthew Oates

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 22.99

    Matthew Oates has led a butterflying life. Naturalist, conservationist and passionate lover of poetry, he has devoted himself to these exalted creatures: to their observation, to singing their praises, and to ensuring their survival. Based on fifty years of detailed diaries, In Pursuit of Butterflies is the chronicle of this life. Oates ... more...

  • The Fly Trapby Fredrik SjÍBerg; Thomas Teal

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • The Moth Snowstormby Michael McCarthy

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    A great, rhapsodic, urgent book full of joy, grief, rage and love . . . A must-read' Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk Nature has many gifts for us, but perhaps the greatest of them all is joy; the intense delight we can take in the natural world, in its beauty, in the wonder it can offer us, in the peace it can provide - feelings stemming... more...