Insect biodiversity : science and society /

This new edition includes information on the number of substantial changes to entomology and the study of biodiversity. It includes current research on insect groups, classification, regional diversity, and a wide range of concepts and developing methodologies. The authors examine why insect biodive...

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Other Authors: Foottit, R. (Editor), Adler, Peter H. 1954- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2017-
Edition:Second edition.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The importance of insects
  • Insect biodiversity : regional examples
  • Insect biodiversity in the nearctic region
  • Amazonian rainforests and their richness and abundance of terrestrial arthropods on the edge of extinction : abiotic-biotic players in the critical zone
  • Insect biodiversity in the afrotropical region
  • Biodiversity of australasian insects
  • Insect biodiversity in the palearctic region
  • Insect biodiversity : taxon examples
  • Biodiversity of aquatic insects
  • Biodiversity of diptera
  • Biodiversity of heteroptera
  • Biodiversity of coleoptera
  • Biodiversity of hymenoptera
  • Diversity and significance of lepidoptera : a phylogenetic perspective
  • Insect biodiversity : tools and approaches
  • The science of insect taxonomy : prospects and needs
  • Insect species, concepts and practice
  • Molecular dimensions of insect taxonomy in the genomics era
  • Dna barcodes and insect biodiversity
  • Insect biodiversity informatics
  • Parasitoid biodiversity and insect pest management
  • Taxonomy of crop pests : the aphids
  • Adventive (non-native) insects and the consequences for science and society of species that become invasive
  • Biodiversity of blood-sucking flies : implications for humanity
  • Reconciling ethical and scientific issues for insect conservation
  • Taxonomy and management of insect biodiversity
  • Insect biodiversity, millions and millions.