An Introduction to the Study of Insects

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Saunders College Pub., 1989 - 875 pagina's
This text uses a taxonomic approach to introduce students to the science of entomology. Extensive use of identification keys acquaints students with all the families of insects in the United States and Canada and provides means for students to identify 95% or more of the insects found occurring in North America.

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insects and Their ways
1
The Relation of insects to Humans
5
The Anatomy Physiology and Development of insects
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Norman F. Johnson is a professor of biology at Ohio State University and curator of the Ohio State University insect collection. His research interests include the systematics of parasitic Hymenoptera and in particular the Proctotrupoidea. His focus to date has been on the Scelionidae, a speciose group important as biological control agents of their hosts. In 1992 he assumed the position of director of the OSU Insect Collection.

Charles A. Triplehorn is emeritus faculty at Ohio State University and his broad interests include systematics and biogeography of Coleoptera. His research is primarily on the large family Tenebrionidae, especially those of the Western Hemisphere. Since his retirement from Ohio State in 1992, he has concentrated on two major projects: a revision of the genus Eleodes and of the Neotropical Diaperini. Triplehorn is the former president of the American Entomological Society.

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