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  • Lobsterby Richard J. King

    Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 19.95

    Other than that it tastes delicious with butter, what do you know about the knobbily-armoured, scarlet creature staring back at you from your fancy dinner plate? From ocean to stock pot, there are two sides to every animal story. For instance, since there are species of lobsters without claws, how exactly do you define a lobster? And how did a pauper?s... more...

  • Neurohormones in Invertebratesby M. C. Thorndyke; G. J. Goldsworthy

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 54.00 US$ 44.28

    This volume provides a particularly timely survey of invertebrate peptide hormones. more...

  • Insect Morphology and Phylogenyby Rolf G. Beutel; Frank Friedrich; Xing-Ke Yang; Si-Qin Ge

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 97.93

    This textbook provides an in-depth treatment of the structures and the phylogeny of the megadiverse Hexapoda. It presents an up-to-date overview of general insect morphology with detailed drawings, scanning electron micrographs, and 3-D reconstructions and is a modern synthesis of insect systematics. The work is an invaluable reference... more...

  • Nematomorpha, Priapulida, Kinorhyncha, Loriciferaby Iben Heiner Bang-Berthelsen; Reinhardt Kristensen; Andreas Maas; Birger Neuhaus; Andreas Schmidt-Rhaesa

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.43

    This volume includes a general introduction, a chapter on fossil representatives of the Cycloneuralia and chapters on the taxa Nematomorpha, Priapulida, Kinorhyncha and Loricifera. The taxa described herein include the parasitic horsehair worms (Nematomorpha) and the marine priapulids, kinorhynchs and loriciferans, the latter of which... more...

  • Insect Hemocytesby A. P. Gupta

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 58.00 US$ 47.56

    The function of insect blood cells has long puzzled scientists. This volume attempts to explain the forms and functions of insect hemocytes. more...


    Crowood 2011; US$ 19.99

    Written by well-known naturalists and photographers, this guide will enable the easy identification of around 1,000 of the more common insects found in the region. The carefully chosen selection represents all insect groups, with a bias towards the more prominent species, so that all the butterflies, grasshoppers, crickets, damselflies and dragonflies... more...

  • Keeping The Beesby Laurence Packer

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 11.99

    A world without bees would be much less colourful, with fewer plants and flowers. But that's not all -- food would be in much shorter supply, and available in much less variety. While the media focuses on colony-collapse disorder and the threats to honey bees specifically, the real danger is much greater: all bees are at risk. And because of the integral... more...

  • Parasitic Helminthsby Conor R. Caffrey; Paul M. Selzer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 159.95 US$ 138.62

    This third volume in the successful 'Drug Discovery in Infectious Diseases' series is the first to deal with drug discovery in helminthic infections in human and animals. The result is a broad overview of different drug target evaluation methods, including specific examples of successful drug development against helminthes, and with a whole section... more...

  • Hemolymph Proteins and Functional Peptidesby Muhammad Tufail; Makio Takeda

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 79.00

    This e-book elucidates the physiological role, both at biochemical and molecular levels, of hemolymph proteins and functional peptides in reproduction, development, homeostasis, hibernation, migration, immune system, and in abiotic stress tolerance of insects and other arthropods. more...

  • Dust Mitesby Matthew J. Colloff

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 238.43

    This book provides a comprehensive reference on house dust mite research and management. Coverage includes systematics and identification, physiology, ecology, allergen biochemistry and molecular biology, epidemiology, mite control and allergen avoidance. more...