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  • A Natural History of Ladybird Beetlesby M. E. N. Majerus; H. E. Roy; P. M. J. Brown

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    A comprehensive, full-colour work providing insights into recent advances in the ecological understanding of ladybirds. more...

  • Pheromone Communication in Mothsby Jeremy D. Allison; Ring T. Cardé

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 75.00 US$ 60.00

    Common among moths is a mate-finding system in which females emit a pheromone that induces males to fly upwind along the pheromone plume. Since the chemical pheromone of the domesticated silk moth was identified in 1959, a steady increase in the number of moth species whose pheromone attractants have been identified now results in a rich base for review... more...

  • Economic and Ecological Significance of Arthropods in Diversified Ecosystemsby Akshay Kumar Chakravarthy; Shakunthala Sridhara

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 206.85

    Arthropods are invertebrates that constitute over 90% of the animal kingdom, and their bio-ecology is closely linked with global functioning and survival. Arthropods play an important role in maintaining the health of ecosystems, provide livelihoods and nutrition to human communities, and are important indicators... more...

  • Defensive (anti-herbivory) Coloration in Land Plantsby Simcha Lev-Yadun

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    This book presents visual plant defenses (camouflage, mimicry and aposematism via coloration, morphology and even movement) against herbivores. It is mainly an ideological monograph, a manifesto representing my current understanding on defensive plant coloration and related issues. The book is not the final word in anything, but rather the beginning... more...

  • Ants of Floridaby Mark Deyrup

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 69.95

    Ants are familiar to every naturalist, ecologist, entomologist, and pest control operator. The identification of the 233 species of Florida ants is technically difficult, and information on Florida ants is dispersed among hundreds of technical journal articles. This book uses detailed and beautiful scientific drawings for convenient identification.... more...

  • Being a Dogby Alexandra Horowitz

    Scribner 2016; US$ 27.00 US$ 18.99

    Alexandra Horowitz, the author of the lively, highly informative New York Times bestselling blockbuster Inside of a Dog , explains how dogs perceive the world through their most spectacular organ?the nose?and how we humans can put our under-used sense of smell to work in surprising ways. To a dog, there is no such thing as ?fresh air.? Every breath... more...

  • Insectesby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Le terme «insecte» a longtemps désigné tous les arthropodes à six pattes, mais cette définition a évolué au cours des années 1980. Le terme insecte au sens large a été remplacé par celui d'hexapode et les Insectes ne désignent plus qu'une classe au sein de la superclasse des Hexapodes qui regroupe... more...

  • Extracellular Composite Matrices in Arthropodsby Ephraim Cohen; Bernard Moussian

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 206.85

    Emphasis is placed on the elaborate cuticular matrices in insects and crustaceans, spider and insect silks, sialomes of phytophagous and blood-feeding arthropods as well as on secretions of male and female accessory glands. Focus is placed largely on insects, due to the extensive body of published research that in part is the result of available whole... more...

  • Invertebrate Bacteriologyby Aurelio Ciancio

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 152.41

    This compendium reviews different processes acting on bacterial groups that evolved one or more relationships with members of the most important invertebrate Phyla. Starting from principles of basic bacteriology the book provides data on bacteria interactions with pests, animal or human diseases. Being present in all environments, from deep see to... more...

  • Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pestsby Lawrence A. Lacey

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 125.00

    Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests: From Theory to Practice is an important source of information on microbial control agents and their implementation in a variety of crops and their use against medical and veterinary vector insects, in urban homes and other structures, in turf and lawns, and in rangeland and forests. This comprehensive... more...