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Insects & Spiders

  • The Bee-Kind Gardenby David Squire

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 11.99

    Bees are vital for the future of the planet; without their dedicated pollinating many crops would eventually fail. This delightfully illustrated book reveals many facets of their lives, including homes, flight patterns, and defense. It also describes how to attract bees to your garden. The lives of bees are interwoven with our own, but how much do... more...

  • Insect Repellents Handbook, Second Editionby Mustapha Debboun; Stephen P. Frances; Daniel Strickman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book provides an update of the first edition, which is recognized as the definitive reference on insect repellents. The Second Edition reflects the current state of insect repellent science. It covers the processes involved in the development and testing of new active ingredients and formulations, and discusses the practical uses of repellents.... more...

  • Insect Midgut and Insecticidal Proteinsby Tarlochan S. Dhadialla; Sarjeet S. Gill

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 166.00

    This volume of Advances in Insect Physiology contains comprehensive interdisciplinary reviews on basic and practical aspects relevant to Insect Midgut and Insecticidal Proteins. Contains important, comprehensive and in-depth reviews An essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and... more...

  • Backyard Beesby Doug Purdie

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 22.72

    Everything you need to know to keep bees on your rooftop, balcony or in your backyard. more...

  • Dung Beetle Ecologyby Ilkka Hanski; Yves Cambefort

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 83.00

    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$ 33.95

    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...

  • Spider Communicationby Peter N. Witt; Jerome S. Rovner

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 72.50

    Concentrating on the complex spider communication system, this book assembles the most recent multidisciplinary advances of leading researchers from many countries to assess the peculiar role spiders play in the animal kingdom. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Beetles of Eastern North Americaby Arthur V. Evans

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Beetles of Eastern North America is a landmark book--the most comprehensive full-color guide to the remarkably diverse and beautiful beetles of the United States and Canada east of the Mississippi River. It is the first color-illustrated guide to cover 1,406 species in all 115 families that occur in the region--and the first new in-depth guide to... more...

  • The Dragonfly Diariesby Ruary Mackenzie Dodds

    Saraband 2014; US$ 8.74

    Britain is home to some forty species of dragonfly, and public interest in their plight is high right now thanks to their primeval beauty, aerobatic grace and a growing realisation of their importance for water eco-systems. In ‘The Dragonfly Diaries?, Ruary Mackenzie Dodds shares his quirky fascination for these remarkable creatures over the 25 years... more...

  • Britain's Dragonfliesby Dave Smallshire; Andy Swash

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    Britain?s Dragonflies is the only comprehensive photographic field guide to the damselflies and dragonflies of Britain and Ireland. Written by two of Britain?s foremost experts, this fully revised and updated edition features hundreds of stunning images and identification charts covering all 56 resident, migrant and former breeding species, and... more...