Encyclopedia of Insects

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Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé
Elsevier, 4 apr. 2003 - 1266 pagina's
The Encyclopedia of Insects is a comprehensive work devoted to all aspects of insects, including their anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management. Articles provide definitive facts about all insects from aphids, beetles and butterflies to weevils and yellowjackets.

Insects are beautiful and dreadful, ravenous pests and devastating disease vectors, resilient and resistant to eradication, and the source of great benefit and great loss for civilization. Important for ecosystem health, they have influenced the evolution of other life forms on our planet including humans. Anyone interested in insects, from university professors and researchers to high school students preparing a report, will find The Encyclopedia of Insects an indispensable volume for insect information.

* An unprecedented collection in 1,276 pages covering every important aspect of insects
* Presents 270 original articles, thoroughly peer reviewed and edited for consistency
* Features 1,000 figures and tables, including 500 full-color photographs
* Includes the latest information contributed by 250 experts in 17 countries
* Designed to save research time with a full glossary, 1,700 cross-references, and 3,000 bibliographic entries
 

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Chapter 139 Island Biogeography and Evolution
602
Chapter 140 Isoptera
604
Chapter 141 Japanese Beetle
609
Chapter 142 June Beetles
610
Chapter 143 Juvenile Hormones
611
Chapter 144 Ladybugs
618
Chapter 145 Larva
622
Chapter 146 Learning
624

Chapter 9 Apis Species
37
Chapter 10 Aposematic Coloration
39
Chapter 11 Apterygota
45
Chapter 13 Archaeognatha
57
Chapter 14 Arthropoda and Related Groups
59
Chapter 15 Auchenorrhyncha
66
Chapter 16 Autohemorrhage
74
Chapter 17 Autotomy
75
Chapter 18 Beekeeping
76
Chapter 19 Bee Products
82
Chapter 20 Beeswax
84
Chapter 21 Biodiversity
85
Chapter 22 Biogenic Amines
91
Chapter 23 Biogeographical Patterns
94
Chapter 24 Biological Control of Insect Pests
103
Chapter 25 Bioluminescence
115
Chapter 26 Biotechnology and Insects
120
Chapter 27 Blattodea
123
Chapter 28 Blood Sucking
127
Chapter 29 Body Size
130
Chapter 30 Boll Weevil
132
Chapter 31 Bombyx mori
133
Chapter 32 Borers
135
Chapter 33 Brain and Optic Lobes
137
Chapter 34 Bubonic Plague
147
Chapter 35 Caste
151
Chapter 36 Caterpillars
154
Chapter 37 Cat Fleas
156
Chapter 38 Cave Insects
158
Chapter 39 Cell Culture
163
Chapter 40 Chemical Defense
165
Chapter 41 Chemoreception
169
Chapter 42 Chiggers and Other DiseaseCausing Mites
174
Chapter 43 Chitin
179
Chapter 44 Chromosomes
180
Chapter 45 Chrysalis
185
Chapter 46 Cicadas
186
Chapter 47 Circadian Rhythms
188
Chapter 48 Circulatory System
192
Chapter 49 Cocoon
197
Chapter 50 Codling Moth
198
Chapter 51 Coevolution
199
Chapter 52 ColdHeat Protection
204
Chapter 53 Coleoptera
209
Chapter 54 Collection and Preservation
230
Chapter 55 Collembola
235
Chapter 56 Colonies
239
Chapter 57 Colorado Potato Beetle
242
Chapter 58 Coloration
244
Chapter 59 Commercial from Insects
251
Chapter 60 Conservation
260
Chapter 61 Crickets
265
Chapter 62 Crypsis
269
Chapter 63 Cultural Entomology
273
Chapter 64 Cuticle
281
Chapter 65 DaddyLongLegs
283
Chapter 66 Dance Language
284
Chapter 67 DDT
288
Chapter 68 Defensive Behavior
289
Chapter 69 Dengue
295
Chapter 70 Dermaptera
297
Chapter 71 Development Hormonal Control of
300
Chapter 72 Diapause
305
Chapter 73 Digestion
310
Chapter 74 Digestive System
313
Chapter 75 Diplura
323
Chapter 76 Diptera
324
Chapter 77 Division of Labor in Insect Societies
340
Chapter 78 Dog Heartworm
343
Chapter 79 Dormancy
344
Chapter 80 Drosophila melanogaster
345
Chapter 81 Dung Beetles
348
Chapter 82 Ecdysteroids
352
Chapter 83 Eggs
355
Chapter 84 Egg Coverings
356
Chapter 85 Embiidina
358
Chapter 86 Embryogenesis
359
Chapter 87 Endangered Insects
364
Chapter 88 Endopterygota
369
Chapter 90 Ephemeroptera
373
Chapter 91 Excretion
380
Chapter 92 Exopterygota
387
Chapter 94 Extension Entomology
390
Chapter 95 Eyes and Vision
393
Chapter 96 Fat Body
407
Chapter 97 Feeding Behavior
409
Chapter 98 Fire Ants
414
Chapter 99 Flight
416
Chapter 100 Folk Beliefs and Superstitions
426
Chapter 101 Food Insects as
431
Chapter 102 Forensic Entomology
437
Chapter 103 Forest Habitats
442
Chapter 104 Fossil Record
455
Chapter 105 Gallmaking and Insects
464
Chapter 106 Genetically Modified Plants
466
Chapter 107 Genetic Engineering
471
Chapter 108 Genetic Variation
478
Chapter 109 Grassland Habitats
481
Chapter 110 Greenhouse Gases Global Warming and Insects
486
Chapter 111 Growth Individual
489
Chapter 112 Grylloblattodea
492
Chapter 113 Gypsy Moth
493
Chapter 114 Hearing
498
Chapter 115 Hemolymph
505
Chapter 116 Hibernation
508
Chapter 117 History of Entomology
509
Chapter 118 Homeostasis Behavioral
519
Chapter 119 Honey
521
Chapter 120 Honeydew
523
Chapter 121 Host Seeking by Parasitoids
526
Chapter 122 Host Seeking for Plants
529
Chapter 123 House Fly
532
Chapter 124 Hymenoptera
534
Chapter 125 Hypermetamorphosis
546
Chapter 126 Hyperparasitism
549
Chapter 127 Imaginal Discs
552
Chapter 128 Immunology
555
Chapter 129 Industrial Melanism
560
Chapter 130 Insecta Overview
564
Chapter 131 Insecticides
566
Chapter 132 Insecticide and Acaricide Resistance
569
Chapter 133 Insectivorous Plants
577
Chapter 134 Insectivorous Vertebrates
580
Chapter 135 Insect Zoos
582
Chapter 136 Integrated Pest Management
589
Chapter 137 Integument
595
Chapter 138 Introduced Insects
597
Chapter 147 Legs
627
Chapter 148 Lepidoptera
631
Chapter 149 Lice Human
664
Chapter 150 Locusts
666
Chapter 151 Magnetic Sense
670
Chapter 152 Malaria
672
Chapter 153 Mantodea
675
Chapter 154 Mantophasmatodea
677
Chapter 155 Marine Insects
679
Chapter 156 Mating Behaviors
682
Chapter 157 Mechanoreception
689
Chapter 158 Mecoptera
690
Chapter 159 Medical Entomology
693
Chapter 160 Medicine Insects in
698
Chapter 161 Megaloptera
700
Chapter 162 Metabolism
703
Chapter 163 Metamorphosis
707
Chapter 164 Migration
708
Chapter 165 Mimicry
714
Chapter 166 Mites
726
Chapter 167 Molting
733
Chapter 168 Monarchs
739
Chapter 169 Mosquitoes
743
Chapter 170 Mouthparts
750
Chapter 171 Movies Insects in
756
Chapter 172 Muscle System
763
Chapter 173 Museums and Display Collections
768
Chapter 174 Neosomy
775
Chapter 175 Neotropical African Bees
776
Chapter 176 Nest Building
778
Chapter 177 Neuropeptides
782
Chapter 178 Neuroptera
785
Chapter 179 Nomenclature and Classification Principles of
798
Chapter 180 Nutrition
807
Chapter 181 Ocelli and Stemmata
814
Chapter 183 Orientation
823
Chapter 184 Orthoptera
827
Chapter 185 Ovarioles
839
Chapter 186 Oviposition Behavior
841
Chapter 187 Parasitoids
845
Chapter 188 Parental Care
848
Chapter 189 Parthenogenesis
851
Chapter 190 Pathogens of Insects
856
Chapter 191 Phasmida
865
Chapter 192 Pheromones
866
Chapter 193 Phoresy
873
Chapter 194 Photography of Insects
875
Chapter 195 Phthiraptera
879
Chapter 196 Phylogeny of Insects
882
Chapter 197 Physical Control of Insect Pests
898
Chapter 198 Phytophagous Insects
902
Chapter 199 Phytotoxemia
905
Chapter 200 Plant Diseases and Insects
907
Chapter 201 PlantInsect Interactions
912
Chapter 202 Plecoptera
915
Chapter 203 Pollination and Pollinators
919
Chapter 204 Pollution Insect Response to
926
Chapter 205 Polyembryony
928
Chapter 206 Population Ecology
933
Chapter 207 PredationPredatory Insects
944
Chapter 208 Prosorrhyncha
947
Chapter 209 Protura
965
Chapter 210 Psocoptera
966
Chapter 211 Pterygota
969
Chapter 213 Pupa and Puparium
970
Chapter 214 Raphidioptera
973
Chapter 215 Rearing of Insects
975
Chapter 216 Recruitment Communication
980
Chapter 217 Regulatory Entomology
988
Chapter 218 Reproduction Female
991
Hormonal Control of
994
Chapter 220 Reproduction Male
997
Hormonal Control of
999
Chapter 222 Research Tools Insects as
1000
Chapter 223 Respiratory System
1002
Chapter 224 River Blindness
1007
Chapter 225 Rostrum
1008
Chapter 226 Royal Jelly
1009
Chapter 227 Salivary Glands
1011
Chapter 228 Scales and Setae
1017
Chapter 229 Scorpions
1020
Chapter 230 Segmentation
1025
Chapter 231 Sericulture
1027
Chapter 232 Sex Determination
1029
Chapter 233 Sexual Selection
1032
Chapter 234 Silk Production
1038
Chapter 235 Siphonaptera
1040
Chapter 236 Sociality
1044
Chapter 237 Soil Habitats
1053
Chapter 238 Spermatheca
1058
Chapter 239 Spermatophore
1059
Chapter 240 Spiders
1060
Chapter 241 Stamps Insects and
1073
Chapter 242 Sterile Insect Technique
1074
Chapter 243 Sternorrhyncha
1079
Chapter 244 Stored Products as Habitats
1089
Chapter 245 Strepsiptera
1094
Chapter 246 Swimming Lake Insects
1096
Chapter 247 Swimming Stream Insects
1098
Chapter 248 Symbionts Aiding Digestion
1102
Chapter 249 Symbionts Bacterial
1107
Chapter 250 Teaching Resources
1113
Chapter 251 Temperature Effects on Development and Growth
1116
Chapter 252 Thermoregulation
1119
Chapter 253 Thysanoptera
1127
Chapter 254 Ticks
1132
Chapter 256 Tracheal System
1142
Chapter 257 Trichoptera
1145
Chapter 258 Tsetse Fly
1151
Chapter 259 Urban Habitats
1157
Chapter 260 Venom
1160
Chapter 261 Veterinary Entomology
1163
Chapter 262 Vibrational Communication
1167
Chapter 263 Vitellogenesis
1171
Chapter 264 Walking and Jumping
1174
Chapter 265 Wasps
1179
Chapter 266 Water and Ion Balance Hormonal Control
1183
Chapter 267 Wings
1186
Chapter 268 Wolbachia
1192
Chapter 269 Yellow Fever
1196
Chapter 270 Zoonoses ArthropodBorne
1198
Chapter 271 Zoraptera
1201
Chapter 272 Zygentoma
1203
Glossary
1207
Subject Index
1227
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Vincent Resh is Professor of Entomology at the University of California, Berkeley.

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