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Insect communication : 12th symposium of the Royal Entomological Society of London 7-9 September 1983 at the Imperial College Mechanical Engineering Theatre

Author: Trevor Lewis; Royal Entomological Society of London. Symposium; Royal Entomological Society of London.
Publisher: Orlando : Academic Press, 1984.
Series: Symposia of the Royal Entomological Society of London, no. 12.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Insect communication.
Orlando : Academic Press, 1984
(OCoLC)643918747
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Lewis; Royal Entomological Society of London. Symposium; Royal Entomological Society of London.
OCLC Number: 10777356
Notes: Papers presented at a symposium, held at the Imperial College in London Sept. 7-9, 1983, sponsored by the Royal Entomological Society of London.
Description: xvii, 414 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Opening remarks / Sir Richard Southwood --
The elements and frontiers of insect communication / T. Lewis --
The world as the insect sees it / R. Wehner and M.V. Srinivasan --
Insect hearing : acoustics and transduction / H.C. Bennet-Clark --
Neurophysiological aspects of insect olfaction / J. Boeckh --
Chemistry of insect communication / R.M. Silverstein --
Semiochemical-mediated aggregation and dispersion in the Coleoptera / J.H. Borden --
Alarm, defense and chemical ecology of social insects / P.E. Howse --
Chemical words and phrases in the language of pheromones for foraging and recruitment / E.D. Morgan --
Vision in mating behaviour of fireflies / J.F. Case --
Acoustic signals in insect sexual behaviour / A.W. Ewing --
Olfactory sexual communication in Lepidoptera : strategy, sensitivity and selectivity / R.T. Cardé and R.E. Charlton --
Brood care and recognition of pupae in the honeybee (Apis mellifera) and the hornet (Vespa crabro) / N. Koeniger --
Sexual selection, competitive communication and species-specific signals in insects / M.J. West-Eberhard --
How parasitoids locate their hosts : a case of insect espionage / S.B. Vinson --
Evolution of insect communication / B. Hölldobler --
The exploitation of insect communication by man --
fact or fantasy? / C. Wall --
Closing remarks / Sir Richard Southwood.
Series Title: Symposia of the Royal Entomological Society of London, no. 12.
Responsibility: edited by Trevor Lewis.

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