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Insects & Spiders

  • Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Irelandby Richard Lewington; Richard Lewington

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Presented in an accessible, easy-to-use format, this is an ideal guide for both beginners and more experienced enthusiasts. It includes more than 600 superb illustrations of all the life stages of each species, together with beautiful artworks of the butterflies in their natural settings and pertinent species information, distribution maps and life... more...

  • Wood Ant Ecology and Conservationby Jenni A. Stockan; Elva J. H. Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 76.00 US$ 62.32

    A concise and contemporary synthesis of research into the ecology and conservation of wood ants, encompassing all known species. more...

  • The Art of Flightby Fredrik Sj÷berg

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 16.91

    Accidental Journeys with the Bestselling Author of The Fly Trap Stories just begin. We rarely know where and almost never why. It doesn't matter. Nothing is certain any longer. I just want to shut my eyes, point at random and say, as a sort of experiment, that once, when I was sixteen years old, I spent a whole night singing romantic songs in... more...

  • Insects as Sustainable Food Ingredientsby Aaron T. Dossey; Juan A. Morales-Ramos; M. Guadalupe Rojas

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 140.00

    Insects as Sustainable Food Ingredients: Production, Processing and Food Applications describes how insects can be mass produced and incorporated into our food supply at an industrial and cost-effective scale, providing valuable guidance on how to build the insect-based agriculture and the food and biomaterial industry. Editor Aaron Dossey, a pioneer... more...

  • Pocket Guide Butterflies of East Africaby Dino J. Martins; Steve Collins

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 7.00

    Butterflies are among the most familiar and popular of all the insects, and butterfly watching makes an absorbing hobby. This handy, compact guide serves as an introduction to East Africa?s amazing butterfly diversity. It introduces 246 of the more common, spectacular and interesting species found in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. more...

  • Alien Species and Insect Conservationby Tim R. New

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

     This overview of the roles of alien species in insect conservation brings together information, evidence and examples from many parts of the world to illustrate their impacts (often severe, but in many cases poorly understood and unpredictable) as one of the primary drivers of species declines, ecological changes and biotic homogenisation. Both... more...

  • Insect Hearingby Gerald S. Pollack; Andrew C. Mason; Arthur N Popper; Richard R. Fay

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 139.00

    Insect Hearing provides a broadly based view of the functions, mechanisms, and evolution of hearing in insects. With a single exception, the chapters focus on problems of hearing and their solutions, rather than being focused on particular taxa. The exception, hearing in Drosophila, is justified because, due to its ever growing toolbox of genetic and... more...

  • Eerste Veldgids tot Insekte van Suider-Afrikaby Alan Weaving

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 3.00

    Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Insekte van Suider-Afrika bied ?n fassinerende blik op die insekte van die streek.Met behulp van volkleurfoto?s en maklik leesbare teks, sal die beginner en ontluikende natuurliefhebber die meer algemene insekgroepe in Suider-Afrika kan identifi seer, kan vasstel waar hulle voorkom, en meer te wete kom oor hul gedrag en ongewone... more...

  • Eerste Veldgids tot Spinnekoppe en Skerpioene van Suider-Afrikaby Tracey Hawthorne

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 3.00

    Hierdie opwindende reeks vir aspirant-natuurkundiges, is spesiaal ontwikkel om jong mense te laat deel in die geheime van die natuurlewe om ons. Ook in Engels beskikbaar as Spiders and Scorpions of Southern Africa. more...

  • Get Started in Urban Beekeepingby Claire Waring; Adrian Waring

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 18.99

    Written by two of the UK's most well-known and respected experts in the beekeeping community, this is the definitive, and most authoritative, guide to keeping bees in a city environment. Straightforward, up-to-date, and systematically organized, this book covers everything you might need, whether you're already an urban beekeeper or just starting... more...