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The insects : structure and function

Author: R F Chapman; Stephen J Simpson; A E Douglas
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th editionView all editions and formats
Publication:Insects.
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Machine generated contents note: List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Prologue / George C. McGavin; Part I. The Head, Ingestion, Utilization and Distribution of Food: 1. Head / Stephen J. Simpson; 2. Mouthparts and feeding / Stephen J. Simpson; 3. Alimentary canal, digestion and absorption / Angela E. Douglas; 4. Nutrition / Angela E. Douglas and Stephen J. Simpson; 5. Circulatory system, blood and the
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R F Chapman; Stephen J Simpson; A E Douglas
ISBN: 9780521113892 052111389X
OCLC Number: 812347030
In: Chapman, R.F
Description: xxxi, 929 pages : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Prologue George C. McGavin; Part I. The Head, Ingestion, Utilization and Distribution of Food: 1. Head Stephen J. Simpson; 2. Mouthparts and feeding Stephen J. Simpson; 3. Alimentary canal, digestion and absorption Angela E. Douglas; 4. Nutrition Angela E. Douglas and Stephen J. Simpson; 5. Circulatory system, blood and the immune system Angela E. Douglas and Michael T. Siva-Jothy; 6. Fat body Deborah K. Hoshizaki, Allen G. Gibbs and Nichole D. Bond; Part II. The Thorax and Locomotion: 7. Thorax Graham K. Taylor; 8. Legs and locomotion Graham K. Taylor; 9. Wings and flight Graham K. Taylor; 10. Muscles John C. Sparrow; Part III. The Abdomen, Reproduction and Development: 11. Abdomen Leigh W. Simmons; 12. Reproductive system: male Leigh W. Simmons; 13. Reproductive system: female Leigh W. Simmons; 14. The egg and embryology Michael R. Strand; 15. Postembryonic development Stuart Reynolds; Part IV. The Integument, Gas Exchange and Homeostasis: 16. Integument Hans Merzendorfer; 17. Gaseous exchange Jon F. Harrison and Lutz Thilo Wasserthal; 18. Excretion and salt and water regulation Julian Dow; 19. Thermal relations John S. Terblanche; Part V. Communication; Section 1. Physiological Co-ordination within the Insect: 20. Nervous system Stephen Rogers; 21. Endocrine system Stuart Reynolds; Section 2. Perception of the Environment: 22. Vision Michael F. Land and Lars Chittka; 23. Mechanoreception Tom Matheson; 24. Chemoreception Bronwen Cribb and David Merritt; Section 3. Communication with Other Organisms: 25. Visual signals: colour and light production Peter Vukusic and Lars Chittka; 26. Mechanical communication: producing sound and substrate vibrations Ralf Heinrich; 27. Chemical communication: pheromones and chemicals with interspecific significance Jeremy McNeil and Jocelyn G. Millar; Index.
Responsibility: R.F. Chapman. Ed. by Stephen J. Simpson, Angela E. Douglas.
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A long-awaited update of the standard textbook on insect structure and function, revised by a team of eminent insect physiologists.  Read more...

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