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  • The Homing Instinctby Bernd Heinrich

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 14.14

    A captivating exploration of the homing instinct in animals, and what it means for human happiness and survival, from the celebrated naturalist and author of Mind of the Raven , Why We Run , and Life Everlasting more...

  • Longhorned Woodboring Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae and Disteniidae)by Steven W. Lingafelter; Eugenio H. Nearns; GÉRard L. Tavakilian; Miguel A. MonnÉ; Michael Biondi

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 69.95

    In terms of quantity and breadth, the Smithsonian Institution?s collection of longhorned woodboring beetles is one of the most important in the world. The effort to establish and describe this collection began as early as 1889, when the Smithsonian hired its first coleopterist (who was also only the second salaried entomologist at the Institution).... more...

  • In Praise of Beesby Elizabeth Birchall

    Quiller 2014; US$ 46.99

    This fascinating and comprehensive book explores the bee's place in human society from prehistoric cave paintings and inscribed clay tablets through to our contemporary world - a cabinet whose drawers are filled with nuggets of bee science and practical beekeeping, myth, religion, politics, philosophy and folklore. There is a selection of verse and... 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...

  • Insects of Irelandby Stephen McCormack; Eugenie Regan

    The Collins Press 2012; US$ 11.99

    Over 11,000 species of insects occur in Ireland but most are very small and escape notice. Identifying them accurately can be difficult or impossible. This comprehensive compact guide to over 120 of Ireland?s most popular insects includes all Irish species of butterflies, bumblebees, dragonflies, ladybirds, grasshoppers and shield bugs. All are illustrated... more...

  • Coevolution of Life on Hostsby Dale H. Clayton; Sarah E. Bush; Kevin P. Johnson

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    For most, the mere mention of lice forces an immediate hand to the head and recollection of childhood experiences with nits, medicated shampoos, and traumatic haircuts. But for a certain breed of biologist, lice make for fascinating scientific fodder, especially enlightening in the study of coevolution. In this book, three leading experts on host-parasite... more...

  • Coleoptera, Beetles. Morphology and Systematicsby Rolf G. Beutel; Richard A.B. Leschen

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 304.79

    This book is a revised edition of the first of three volumes in the Handbook of Zoology series which treats the systematics and biology of Coleoptera. With over 380,000 described species, Coleoptera are by far the most species-rich order of insects and the largest group of animals of comparable geological age. This first Coleoptera volume... more...

  • Organic Pest Management: Potentials & Applicationsby Dr. P. Narayanasamy

    Satish Serial Publishing House 2010; US$ 134.99

    Considering appropriateness of eco-friendly tactics in the management of crop pests and grains in storage, a refresher course was held for first time at the Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu during January 21? February 10, 2008. The training was attented by participants from various... more...

  • Tropical Forest Insect Pestsby K. S. S. Nair

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    Originally published in 2007, this comprehensive book provides a clear, theoretical understanding of pest population dynamics and forest insect outbreaks. more...

  • Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathologyby Lawrence A. Lacey; Harry K. Kaya

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 97.97

    This field manual is designed to provide background and instruction on a broad spectrum of techniques and their use in the evaluation of entomopathogens in the field. The second edition provides updated information and includes two additional chapters and 12 new contributors. The intended audience includes researchers, graduate students, practitioners... more...