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Insect behavior

Author: Robert W Matthews; Janice R Matthews
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This is the revised and updated edition of the only comprehensive overview of fundamental concepts of animal behavior as they relate to insects. It includes 26 case studies, 45 new color plates, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Matthews, Robert W., 1942.
Insect behavior.
Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2010
(OCoLC)500575222
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Matthews; Janice R Matthews
ISBN: 9789048123896 9048123895
OCLC Number: 567367952
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 514 pages, 39 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: The history and scope of insect behavior --
Programming and integrating behavior --
Spatial adjustment --
Foraging and feeding --
Defense : a survival catalogue --
Chemical communication --
Visual communication --
Mechanocommunication --
Reproductive behavior --
Parental behaviors and social life.
Responsibility: Robert W. Matthews, Janice R. Matthews.

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